Document Title

ms00365-02

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

Jaspet

Individual ID

ms00418

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

6'

Color/Skin

Very black

Countenace

Speech impediment

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Tutt, P. B.

Owner Home

Benton, Mississippi

Previous Residencies

Botetourt County, Virginia

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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