Document Title

ms00441

Document ID

ms00441

Newspaper

The Mississippian

Place of Publication

Jackson, Mississippi

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

1-10-1834

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

September 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

John

Individual ID

ms00493

Gender

M

Age

20

Height

5'7"; 5'8"

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Swanson, Dr.

Owner Occupation

Doctor

Owner Home

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

37 miles below Columbus, Mississippi; Sulphur Springs, Mississippi

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

Notice Taken up by the subscriber, living on the Robinson road in the Choctaw Nation, 37 miles below Columbus, a negro boy about 20 years of age, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, dark complexion, who says his name is JOHN, and that he belongs to Doctor SWANSON, deceased of Vicksburg. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay expenses, and take him away. WILLIAM G. MALONE Sulphur Spring.

Document Type

Article

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