Document Title

ms00434

Document ID

ms00434

Creators

E. Hale, false

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

7-12-1833

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

July 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Stepney

Individual ID

ms00486

Gender

M

Age

45

Height

5'7"; 5'8"

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Small mustache; Small beard

Chains

No

Literacy

Yes

Owner Name

Morse, John G.

Owner Home

Charlotte, North Carolina

Previous Owner

Yes

Origin of Escape

Charlotte, North Carolina

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Warrenton, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

February 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

Brought to Warrenton jail, on the 10th of February, a negro boy whose name is STEPNEY, formerly belonged to JAMES COWEN, but now says he belongs to JOHN G. MORSE, Charlotte, Rockingham county, N C Said boy is of a yellow complexion, about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high; he is 45 years of age, small beard on his upper lip and chin; can read, but indifferently. The owner will come forward, prove property, and take him away. E. HALE, Jailor. (Georgia Journal.) [sic].

Document Type

Article

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