The Natchez Courier
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Heavy beard; Large whiskers
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Jackson County, Tennessee
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 4th of May 1833, by Wm. B. Melvin, Esq. a negro man, calling himself WILLIAM HARRIS, and says he is a free man; born free in Jackson County Tennessee; he is 5 feet 6 1-2 inches high, of yellowish complexion, about 30 years of age; he had a very heavy beard, and wears large whiskers; said negro was taken off of a boat on its way from New Orleans, to Louisville. The owner if any, 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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