Document Title

ms00049

Document ID

ms00049

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

3-2-1814

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

1-27-1814

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Gabriel

Individual ID

ms00063

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Weight

Rather stout

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Coarse features

Ethnicity

English Negro Man

Chains

No

Work

Artisan; Domestic Servant

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Fourage, E.

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade; Intrastate slave trade

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

December 1813

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$20

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

Twenty Dollars Reward. Runaway on the night of the 16th December 1813 an English Negro Man, named GABRIEL about 30 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, yellow complexion coarse feature rather stout: formerly belonged to Mr. TAYLOR, latterly to Mrs. CENNA—he is a cook and shoemaker. The above reward will be given for securing the said Negro in Jail, or delivering him to E. FOURAGE. New Orleans.

Document Type

Article

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