Document Title

ms00039

Document ID

ms00039

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

8-25-1813

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

8-23-1813

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Harry

Individual ID

ms00053

Gender

M

Age

35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40

Height

5'9"; 5'10"

Color/Skin

Yellowish

Injury/Trama

Back considerably marked by the whip

Disease/Disability

Grey hair caused by a scald

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Hoggatt, Nathaniel

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

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

August 1813

Presumed Destination

Lurking about the neighborhood

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$5

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

Five Dollars Reward. Ran-a-way from the subscriber on Wednesday the 18th instant, A Negro Man named HARRY; About 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high yellowish complexion, from 35 to 40 years of age; part of his hair grey, in consequence of a scald; his back considerably marked by the whip—had on homespun clothes when he went away. Is supposed to be lurking about the neighbourhood. The above reward, and reasonable charges, will be paid to any person who will bring him home, or secure him so that I get him again. NATHANIEL HOGGATT.

Document Type

Article

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