Document Title

ms00364

Document ID

ms00364

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

12-19-1832

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

December 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Jane

Individual ID

ms00416

Gender

F

Age

35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40

Height

5'2"

Weight

Stout

Color/Skin

Very bright mulatto; Nearly white

Countenace

Scars on face

Injury/Trama

Scars on face

Disease/Disability

Cholera

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Shelby, William; Cox, Robert

Owner Home

Clinton, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Presumed Destination

Manchester, Mississippi; Benton, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$20

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)

June 2014

Document Description

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.

Document Type

Article

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS