The Natchez Courier
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Severe pock marks on face
Port Hickory, Louisiana
Origin of Escape
St. Francisville, Louisiana
Fled or captured as an individual
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Stole horse or wagon
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 5th April 1833, by C. Griffin, Esq. a negro man calling himself CARY, and says he belongs to RICHARD COCHRAN, near Port Hickory La. He is about five feet five inches high, and about 40 years of age, of very dark complexion, and severely pock marked in the face. he [sic] had a horse which he says belongs to the person to whom he was hired in St. Francisville. Said horse is now in possession of Mr. John Brackett, of this place.—Said negro had on mixed linsey roundabout and pantaloons, old black fur hat and brogans. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailer. Natchez.
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