The Natchez Courier
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Large mouth; Large eyes
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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Committed to the jail of Adams County, as a runaway on the 7th day of May, 1833, by Wm. B. Melvin, Esq. a negro boy calling himself JO GREEN, who says he is free; he is 5 feet 5 1-2 inches high, of very dark complexion, and says he is 23 years of age: Said negro has a very large mouth, and large white eyes; had on cottonade pantaloons, check shirt, good black fur hat with crape around it; said negro was brought here on the Steam Boat Philadelphia, on her way to Louisville. The owner of the above described negro if any, is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail.W. W. CALMES, Jailer. Natchez.
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