Document Title

ms00036-02

Document ID

ms00036

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

5-18-1813

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

5-18-1813

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

John

Individual ID

ms00050

Gender

M

Age

21

Height

5'9"

Countenace

Likely smart fellow

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

George, John

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Capture Location

On the road to Lake Pontchartrain

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

May 1813

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)

May 2014

Document Description

Committed to the Jail of Adams county, as run-a-ways [sic], a Negro Man [MAN], about twenty-four years old, says he belongs to JOHN MYEKS, at the Walnut Hills, was formerly the property of Mrs. SCOTT, near Natchez; he was committed as the property of HAMPTON WHITE on the 10th day of this present month. He is about 5 feet 8 inches high, has two of the fingers of his right hand injured, occasioned as he says, by a gin—a scar on his under lip, about an inch long—of a dark complexion. Also a Negro Man named JOHN, committed on the 13th instant, as a run a-way from JOHN GEORGE, living on the road from hence to Lake Pontchartrain—he is about twenty-one years old, five feet nine inches high a likely smart fellow no marks perceivable. The owner is requested to come forward and comply with the law and take them away. JONATHAN POWELL, J.A.C.

Document Type

Article

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