Document Title

ms00462

Document ID

ms00462

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)

December 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Ben

Individual ID

ms00513

Gender

M

Age

30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35

Height

5'6"; 5'7"

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Down look; Speaks slowly; Large whiskers

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Bernard, Thomas

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Marion 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 Marion Co. Mi. on the 18th day of November 1833 by N. M. Collins Esq. a negro man who says his name is BEN, and that he belongs to THOMAS BERNARD of Natchez, he is about 30 or 35 years of age, of a yellowish complexion, tolerable large whiskers, with a down look, sloe [sic] spoken, five feet 6 or 7 inches high, had on an old wool hat, an old mixt [sic] coat, tolerable good shoes, cotton shirt and pantaloons. The owner is requested to come forward, prove him and pay expenses and take him away. E. SUMRALL, Shff.

Document Type

Article

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