The Natchez Courier
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Fled or captured as an individual
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Was committed to the jail of Adams county as a runaway, by C. Griffin, Esq. on the 23d day of January 1833, a negro boy calling himself FORTUNE, and says he belongs to WILLIAM COMPTON, near Rodney, Miss.; he is about 5 feet 5 inches high, and about 20 years of age, quite dark complexion, large thick lips, stout made; had on good mixed linsey roundabout and pantaloons, also a good cotton shirt, and a pair of coarse brogans. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law, and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, jailor.
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