Document Title

ms00409

Document ID

ms00409

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

Lallie

Individual ID

ms00460

Gender

F

Age

35

Height

5'3"

Weight

Robust

Color/Skin

Moderately dark

Countenace

Braided hair

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Tevah, Madam

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

April 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

Was committed the jail [sic] of Adams County, as a runaway; on the 18th, [sic] April, by Wm. B. Melvin, Esq. a negro girl of moderately dark complexion, who calls herself LALLIE, and says she belongs to Madam TEVAH, of New Orleans. She is of rather robust appearance, 5 feet 3 inches high, and about 35 years of age. She has lost some of her upper fore teeth and wears her hair platted in front, and bombed up in a large bunch on the top of her head. She had with her an old trunk, and a number of articles of clothing of a common kind, such as old calico dress &c. Said negro speaks the French language entirely or at least does not speak English. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take he [sic] out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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