Document Title

ms00444

Document ID

ms00444

Creators

O. Taylor, false

Newspaper

The Mississippian

Place of Publication

Jackson, Mississippi

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

1-24-1834

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

October 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Harriet

Individual ID

ms00496

Gender

F

Age

35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40

Height

5'

Color/Skin

Black

Countenace

Missing teeth; One eye shut; Speaks slowly

Disease/Disability

One eye shut

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Endings, Abram

Owner Home

Hinds County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Hinds County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Madison County, 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

Committed, To the jail of Madison County, by S.W. Ewing, Esqr. a negro woman named HARRIET, says she belongs to ABRAM EDINGS of Hinds County. She is about 35 or 40 years old, black, about 5 feet high, all her fore teeth are out; had on a white cotton frock, inclined to shut one eye when spoken to, and speaks slow. The owner is requested to comply with the law and take her out of jail. O. TAYLOR, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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