Document Title

ms00377

Document ID

ms00377

Newspaper

The Natchez

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

12-7-1832

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

December 1832

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Emily

Individual ID

ms00430

Gender

F

Age

12

Color/Skin

Reddish yellow

Countenace

Large lips; Large eyes

Chains

No

Languages

French

English Proficiency

Speaks English

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Larbouch, Mr.

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

Water

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

November 1832

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

Was committed to the jail of Adams county as a runaway by C. Griffin Esq. on the 25th Nov. 1832, a negro girl who calls herself EMILY, and says that she belongs to Mr. LARBOUCH of New-Orleans. She is about twelve years of age, of a redish [sic] yellow complexion, has very large lips and eyes, and speaks French and English, but the French more fluently. She had on a very ordinary cotton dress, was brought here upon a Steam Boat. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take her out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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