Document Title

ms00043

Document ID

ms00043

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

10-27-1813

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

10-26-1813

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Peter

Individual ID

ms00057

Gender

M

Age

50

Height

5'7"

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

One of upper front teeth broken

Injury/Trama

One of upper front teeth broken

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Hoggatt, Wilford

Previous Residencies

Tombigbee, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Moved with owner

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)

October 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 Adams County (M.T.) on the 8th Oct. a Negro Man who says his name is PETER, says he is the property of WILFORD HOGGATT, tho’ [sic] he has told several stories—he is about fifty years old, 5 feet 7 inches high yellow complexion, has one of his upper fore teeth broke out, he says mr. TURNBULL brought him from the Bigbee [Tombigbee] settlement to this part of the Territory. The owner is requested to come forward, comply with the law, and take him away. JONA: POWELL, J.A.C.

Document Type

Article

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