The Natchez Courier
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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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Was committed to the jail of Adams County, as a runaway by W. B. Melvin Esq. on the 22d, [sic] day of May 1833; a negro boy calling himself JAMES RIVERS who says he is free; he is 5 feet 5 inches high, and about 24 years of age dark complexion, stout square make, had on white cotton shirt and pantaloons; says he ranaway from the person living in Cincinnati to whom he was bound, to learn the Carpenters trade. 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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