The Natchez Courier
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Severe wound to leg
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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 on the 8th of February 1833 by William B. Melvin, Esq a mulatto boy calling himself HARTWELL CURTIS, and says he is free, said negro is about 21 years of age, and about five feet eight inches high, spare made, he had when committed a severe wound on one of his legs, appeared to have been occasioned by a snagging or bruised, so much so that he was not in his right mind when apprehended, he was very badly clad in some old rags of linen. The owner of said negro if any, is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailer.
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