Document Title

ms00390

Document ID

ms00390

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

5-29-1833

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

February 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Row, John

Individual ID

ms00441

Gender

M

Age

22

Height

5'6"

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Harris, B.

Owner Home

Louisville, Kentucky

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Louisville, Kentucky

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Pretended to be/passed as free

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

February 1833

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

Runaways in Jail Was committed to the jail of Warren [illegible]ty on the 4th of February, 1833, by [James] Cornell, a justice of the peace in and for said [illegible]ty, a Mulatto Boy named JOHN ROW, and [illegible] is a free boy, but that he was bound out to [illegible] B. HARRIS, near Lousiville, Kentucky. He [illegible] 22 years of age, 5 feet 6 ½ inches high, has a [illegible] his forehead occasioned by the kick of a horse. [illegible] on when committed a cotton shirt and casine[illegible]taloons. The owner of said boy is requ[illegible] come forward, pay charges and take him aw[illegible] he will be dealt with as the law directs. MARTIN ANDING, J[illegible].

Document Type

Article

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