Document Title

ms00464-01

Document ID

ms00464

Newspaper

The Mississippian

Place of Publication

Jackson, Mississippi

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

12-16-1831

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Mingo

Individual ID

ms00515

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'10"

Weight

Square built

Color/Skin

Dark

Countenace

Heavy whiskers; Speaks quickly

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Scarborough, Irvin; Scarborough, James

Owner Home

Monticello, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

December 1833

Origin of Escape

Monticello, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

Liberal

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

Runaway from the subscribers on the 14th inst., two negro men, MINGO and DANIEL. Mingo is of dark complexion, square built, about 5 feet 10 inches in height, wears very heavy whiskers, quick spoken when addressed, and about 30 years of age. Daniel is very dark, thick set, about 5 feet 6 inches high, he is remarkably fleshy and clumsy, aged about forty. Any person taking up said negroes and securing them safely in Jail or delivering them to the subscribers, living near Monticello, Lawrence county Mi., shall be very liberally rewarded. IRVIN SCARBOROUGH JAMES SCARBORUGH.

Document Type

Article

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