Document Title

ms00455

Document ID

ms00455

Creators

O. Taylor, false

Newspaper

The Mississippian

Place of Publication

Jackson, Mississippi

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

1-10-1834

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

November 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Enoch

Individual ID

ms00507

Gender

M

Age

60

Height

5'8"

Weight

Large; Heavy built

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Missing tooth

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Woodson, Richard

Owner Home

Clinton, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Yazoo County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Madison County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

October 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 Madison county on the 17th of October, a negro man named ENOCH, who says he belongs to RICHARD WOODSON, living near Clinton, and has his hands at work on Mr. COBBS’ plantation in Yazoo county—Enoch is a large yellow man, about 60 years old, about five feet eight inches high, one under tooth out, had on cotton shirt, straw hat, woolen coat and pantaloons, heavy built, one of his big toes is rather stumpy. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him out of jail, or he will be dealt with according to law. O. TAYLOR, Jailor.

Document Type

Article

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