Document Title

ms00038

Document ID

ms00038

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

8-4-1813

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

8-2-1813

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Moses

Individual ID

ms00052

Gender

M

Height

5'8"

Countenace

Missing front upper tooth

Injury/Trama

Missing front upper tooth

Chains

No

Work

Artisan

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Davis, George

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

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)

July 1813

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

Was Committed to the Jail of Adams County M.T. on the 16th of July. A Negro Man named MOSES; Who says that he belongs to GEORGE DAVIS of New Orleans: he is about 5 feet 8 inches high, has lost one of his upper front teeth, is a shoe and boot maker by trade. The owner is requested to come forward according to law, and take him away. JONATHAN POWELL, J.A.C.

Document Type

Article

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