Document Title

ms00454-01

Document ID

ms00454

Newspaper

The Mississippian

Place of Publication

Jackson, Mississippi

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

11-14-1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Jim

Individual ID

ms00505

Gender

M

Age

30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35

Height

5'

Color/Skin

Black

Countenace

Missing tooth; Very thin hair; Scars on face

Injury/Trama

Scars on face; Scars on hand

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Brown, Samuel

Owner Home

Clinton, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Clinton, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Rankin 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

Runaways Was committed to the Jail of Rankin county on the 6th day of November, two negro men—JIM, a black man, five feet high, has lost one of his fore teeth, is very thin haired, and a number of scars on his hand and in his face, 30 or 35 years of age, had on when committed, cotton shirt and pantaloons, linsey coat and vest; says he belongs to SAMUEL BROWN, of Clinton, Hinds county, Mississippi. DAVID is stout built, 17 or 18 years of age, 5 feet six or eight inches high, dark complexion; had on when committed an old cotton shirt and pantaloons, striped vest and linsey coat. The owners are requested to come, prove property and take them out of jail, or they will be dealt with as the law directs. WM. D. HATHORN, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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