The Natchez Courier
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Davis, Thomas C.
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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 on the 19th February 1833, by C. Griffin, Esq. a negro man calling himself TOM, and says he belongs to THOMAS C. DAVIS near Nashville, Tennessee, said negro is 5 feet 8 inches high, and about 30 years of age, of very dark complexion, and very stoutly made, had on a coatee and pantaloons of mixed casinet, good brogans, old fur hat. Said negro stated that he came down the river in a skiff until he got near this place, then he got out and walked. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailer.
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