Document Title

ms00445

Document ID

ms00445

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

10-25-1833

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

October 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Jackson

Individual ID

ms00497

Gender

M

Age

20

Height

5'5"

Color/Skin

Light; Copper colored

Countenace

Scar on neck

Injury/Trama

Scar on neck

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Cremer, George

Owner Home

Virginia

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Virginia

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)

October 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 by Wm. B. Melvin, Esq. on the 24th of October, 1833, a negro boy calling himself JACKSON, and says that he belongs to GEORGE CREMER, of Virginia. He is 5 feet 5 inches high, rather light or copper colour, and has a scar on his neck, which he says came from a burn, supposed to be about 20 years of age. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. H. GRIDLEY, Shff. A.C. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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