Document Title

ms00029-01

Document ID

ms00029

Newspaper

Natchez Gazette

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

Date of Publication (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

11-12-1810

Date of Creation (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

8-20-1810

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Sam

Individual ID

ms00040

Gender

M

Height

5'4"

Weight

Well made

Countenace

Smooth face; smiles when spoken to

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Holliday, Daniel C.

Owner Home

Fort Adams, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Date of Escape (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 1810

Origin of Escape

Fulsom's Tavern

Presumed Destination

Natchitoches, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$50

Contributing Institution

The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.

Metadata Coder

Branstiter, Allan

Date Metadata Coded (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

May 2014

Document Description

Fifty Dollars Reward. Ran-Away from the Clarksville plantation, three negro men, viz.: SAM, about five feet 4 inches high, well-made, smooth face and smiles when spoken to; he left Fulsom’s tavern in June last, and is supposed on way to Nachitoches [sic]. MOSES, about five feet [torn], stout well set remarkable large eyes, broad face and white teeth, and whether spoken to in anger or otherwise smiles previous to answering, is 27 years old. ADAM, is about 35 years old, and five feet eight inches high, has a down look, is well made and is somewhat gray. I will give the above reward if brought home, and for Sam I will give fifty dollars if brought from the nation. DANIEL C. HOLLIDAY. near Fort Adams.

Document Type

Article

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