Document Title

ms00040

Document ID

ms00040

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

9-29-1813

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

9-14-1813

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Jerry

Individual ID

ms00054

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'10"; 5'11"

Color/Skin

Yellowish

Body Modification

Two large marks on his breast

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Witherby, William

Owner Occupation

Doctor

Owner Home

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Claiborne County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

September 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

Committed to the Jail of Claiborne County on the 3d instant, as a runaway. A Negro Man named JERRY; About 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high, yellowish complexion, about 30 years of age; has two large marks on his breast—says he belongs to Doctor WILLIAM WITHERBY, of Ouachita. The owner is requested to come forward, comply with the law & take him away. ABM. DEFRANCE, Jailor C.C.

Document Type

Article

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