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Language (of the Original Document)
30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35
Missing tooth; Very thin hair; Scars on face
Scars on face; Scars on hand
Origin of Escape
Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
Means of Escape
Rankin County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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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.
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