Document Title

ms00419

Document ID

ms00419

Newspaper

The Vicksburg Register

Place of Publication

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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

5-29-1833

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

May 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Henry

Individual ID

ms00471

Gender

M

Age

23

Height

5'9"

Color/Skin

Mulatto

Countenace

Scar on face

Injury/Trama

Scar in face

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Turner, William

Owner Home

St. James Parish, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

St. James Parish, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Carried freedom papers or pass

Capture Location

Warren County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

May 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

Runaways in Jail Committed to the jail of Warren co[illegible] the 13th day of May, 1833, by Willia[illegible] a justice of the peace in and for said county, a mulatto boy who calls himself HENRY, [illegible] he is the property of WILLIAM TURNER, of th[illegible] of St. James, Louisiana; he is about 23 years [illegible] [illegible] 5 feet 9 ½ inches high, a scar over one of [illegible] had on linen shirt and pantaloons. The [illegible] said negro is requested to come forward, p[illegible]perty, pay charges, and take him out of jai[illegible] will be dealt with as the law directs. MARTIN ANDING, J[illegible].

Document Type

Article

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