Document Title

ms00401

Document ID

ms00401

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

4-26-1833

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

April 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Charles

Individual ID

ms00450

Gender

M

Age

12; 13

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Countenace

Very intelligent; Good posture; Talkative

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Woolfork, George

Owner Home

Louisville

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

February 1833

Origin of Escape

Louisville

Presumed Destination

Natchez, Mississippi; St. Louis

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

Water

Reward Offered

$50

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

Fifty Dollars Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber in Louisville on Sunday the 17th day of February, 1833, a Negro Boy, named CHARLES, a mulatto, straight and erect in his person, very intelligent and much disposed to talking, about 12 or 13 years of age—His apparel not recollected. The probability is he is still in Louisville or its neighborhood, or has made his way to Natchez or St. Louis on a steam boat. Any person apprehending said boy and lodging him in Jail so that I get him, shall be paid the above reward. GEORGE WOOLFOLK Louisville.

Document Type

Article

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