Document Title

ms00422

Document ID

ms00422

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

5-31-1833

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

May 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Wilson

Individual ID

ms00474

Gender

M

Age

17

Height

5'

Color/Skin

Very dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Campbell, Anthony

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

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)

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

Was committed to the Jail of Adams County as a runaway by James Carson Esq. on the 14th day of May 1833; a negro boy calling himself WILSON, and says he belongs to ANTHONY CAMPBELL, in the neighborhood of this place (Natchez) [sic], said negro is 5 feet high, and about 17 years of age, very dark complexion; he had on blue mixed cottonade pantaloons, cotton shirt, and blue linsey vest—also a large white wool hat. The owner of the above described negro, is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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