Document Title

ms00365-01

Document ID

ms00365

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

11-14-1832

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

November 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Abram

Individual ID

ms00417

Gender

M

Height

5'10"

Color/Skin

Dark mulatto; Nearly black

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Tutt, P. B.

Owner Home

Benton, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Sparta, Tennessee

Previous Owner

Yes

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

October 1832

Origin of Escape

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 Reward Runaway from the subscriber, living at Benton, Yazoo county, on the 30th October, two negro men, ABRAM and JASPER.—Abram, a dark mulatto, nearly black, about five feet ten inches high, and has a felon on one of his fingers; Jasper is about twenty-five years old, about six feet high, very black, and has an impediment in his speech when spoken to abruptly. They were purchased last summer, Abram from a Mr. CARIEL, in Sparta, East Tennessee, Jasper was purchased in Botetourt county, Virginia. The above reward will be given for them if taken in the State, and $30 if taken out of state and returned to the owner, or secured in jail so that I get them again. P. B. TUTT. Benton.

Document Type

Article

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