Document Title

ms00050

Document ID

ms00050

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

2-16-1814

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

2-12-1814

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Harris, Jim

Individual ID

ms00064

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'8"; 5'9"

Weight

Slender made; small feet

Countenace

Good countenance

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Biggs, William

Owner Home

Natchez, Mississippi; on St. Catharine's Creek

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Natchez, Mississippi; on St. Catharine's Creek

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10

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

Ten Dollars Reward. Run-Away from the subscriber living within five miles of Natchez; on the waters of St. Catharines Creek, a Negro Man by the name of JIM HARRIS, about 25 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, slender made, small feet for a negro, a good countenance. The above reward will be given to any person who will deliver the said Negro the subscriber, and all reasonable charges paid. WILLIAM BIGGS.

Document Type

Article

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