Document Title

ms00002

Document ID

ms00002

Creators

P. Alston

Newspaper

Green's Impartial Observer

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

9-6-1800

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

9-6-1800

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Bacchus

Individual ID

ms00002

Gender

M

Age

28

Height

Below the common height

Weight

Remarkably thick

Injury/Trama

Part of both ears cut off

Chains

No

English Proficiency

Very good

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Place of Birth

Virginia

Previous Residencies

Virginia

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$25

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)

5-21-2014

Document Description

Twenty-Five Dollars Reward. Absented himself from the subscriber’s plantation, on the night of the 17th of August, a negro man named BACCHUS, Virginia born, about 28 years of age, speaks very good English:—he is rather below the common height, but remarkably thick, has a part of both of his ears cut off. Whoever secures said negro so that I can have him again shall have the above reward. P. ALSTON.

Document Type

Article

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