Document Title

ms00447

Document ID

ms00447

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

11-15-1833

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

November 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Jim

Individual ID

ms00499

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'6"; 5'7"

Color/Skin

Copper

Countenace

Rotten teeth; Talks quickly; Impertinent

Disease/Disability

Rotten teeth

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Briscoe, Wm.

Owner Home

Port Gibson, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

August 1833

Origin of Escape

Port Gibson, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$20

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

Twenty Dollars Reward. I will give the above reward for apprehending and securing so that I get him again, a negro man by the name of JIM, who ran away from my plantation, some time in the month of August last; Jim is about five feet six or seven inches high, of a copper colour, some of his teeth rotten or out before, talks quick and rather impertinent, clothing not recollected, he is about thirty years of age. WM. BRISCOE The editors of the Woodville Republican, St. Francisville, Phoenix, will give the above four insertions, and send their account to this office. Port Gibson.

Document Type

Article

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