Document Title

ms00435

Document ID

ms00435

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

Anderson

Individual ID

ms00487

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'11"

Weight

Stout

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Brooks, James

Owner Home

Monticello, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Monticello, 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)

July 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 slave, on the 12th day of July, 1833, by James Carson, Esq. a negro man calling himself ANDERSON, and says he belongs to JAMES BROOKS, of Monticello. He is five feet 11 inches high, stout made, dark complexion about 25 years of age; had on coarse shirt and trowsers, brown linen. The owner of said negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. H. GRIDLEY, Shff A.C.

Document Type

Article

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