Document Title

ms00448

Document ID

ms00448

Newspaper

The Nathez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

11-8-1833

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

November 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Judy

Individual ID

ms00500

Gender

F

Height

5'4"

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Williams, John

Owner Home

Warren County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Warren County, 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)

November 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, on the 5th of November, by William B. Melvin, Esq. a negro woman who calls her name JUDY, and says that she belongs to JOHN WILLIAMS of Warren county; stout made, 5 feet 4 inches high, dark complexion, had on a coarse check cotton dress. The owner is requested to comply with the law and take her out of Jail. H. GRIDLEY, Shff.

Document Type

Article

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