The Vicksburg Register
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35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40
Very bright mulatto; Nearly white
Scars on face
Scars on face
Shelby, William; Cox, Robert
Origin of Escape
Manchester, Mississippi; Benton, Mississippi
Fled or captured as an individual
Means of Escape
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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20 Dollars Reward I will give the above reward for a negro woman JANE, who was committed to the jail of Warren county in October last, and was sent to the hospital in Vicksburg on account of sickness, from which place she made her escape November last. Said negro woman is a very bright mulatoo [sic], nearly white; she is about 35 or 40 years of age, stout built, five feet two inches high, has long straight hair, has a scar on her right cheek, and had on when she left a red and white calico dress; she says she belongs to WILLIAM SHELLY or ROBERT COX of Clinton, Hinds county, Miss. It is supposed that she is in the neighborhood of Manchester or Benton. I will give the above reward for her delivery to mein [sic] Vicksburg. STEPHEN HOWARD, Sh’ff.
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