Document Title

ms00037

Document ID

ms00037

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

7-14-1813

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

6-30-1813

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Billy

Individual ID

ms00051

Gender

M

Height

Very tall

Weight

Stout

Chains

No

Work

Industrial or Factory Worker

Languages

French; Spanish

English Proficiency

Literate

Literacy

Yes

Owner Name

Clark, Daniel

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Disguise of Status

Pretended to be/passed as free

Reward Offered

A Generous Reward

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

A Generous Reward. Will be paid to any person who will apprehend and deliver to me, or secure in any jail so that I can get him again, a very tall, stout Negro Man named BILLY—speaks French and English and some Spanish; also writes, and ‘tis possible has forged a pass. He has been foreman of a Rope Walk in New Orleans, and might be known to many persons of the upper country. Information give to H. Turner of Natchez, or myself, will be well rewarded. DANIEL CLARK.

Document Type

Article

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