Document Title

ms00463

Document ID

ms00463

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

12-20-1833

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

December 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Curtis

Individual ID

ms00514

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

6'

Color/Skin

Dark

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Wright, James

Owner Home

Wilkinson County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Wilkinson County, Mississipp

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

December 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 Adams county, on the 8th day of December, inst. By William B. Melvin, Esq. a Negro man named CURTIS, who says that he belongs to JAMES WRIGHT of Wilkinson County; said boy is about 35 years of age, six feet high, dark complexion, had on a Linsey Frock Coat and Pantaloons. The owner is requested to comply with the law and take him out of Jail. H. GRIDLEY, Shff. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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