The Natchez Courier
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Fine sprightly countenance
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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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Sheriff’s Sales, State of Mississippi vs. John, a runaway slave. By virtue of the power vested in me by law, I shall expose at public sale to the highest bidder for ready money, at the door of the Court-house of Adams county, on the first Monday in September next, within the time prescribed by law, a certain negro man slave named JOHN, committed to jail as a runaway, and has not been claimed by any owner for six months from the date of his commitment. Said negro is sold for his prison and other fees. H. GRIDLEY, Shff. A.C.
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