The Vicksburg Register
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Scar on face
Purchased from unknown location
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Grand Gulf, Mississippi
Fled or captured as an individual
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Warren County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Runaways in Jail. Committed to the jail of Warren county, on the 24th day of December 1833, by J. P. Harrison a Justice of the Peace in and for the town of Vicksburg, a negro boy who calls himself TOM, and says he belongs to Mr. GARRIS, who brought him in a drove for sale; and says he left the camp where they were placed for market, near Grand Gulf, Mi.; he is about 16 years of age, Black complexion, 5 feet 4 inches high, he has a rise scar near his left ear, on his face, had on a cotton shirt, woollen [sic] pantaloons and roundabout, fur hat, brogan shoes. The owner of said boy is requested to come forward prove property pay charges and take him out of jail or he will be dealt with as the law directs. MARTIN ANDING, Jailor.
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