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Stout and well made; large feet
Has a down look when spoken to
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Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves
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Adams County, Mississippi
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The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Was Committed to the Jail of Adams county, on the 13th inst as a runaway a Negro man, who says his name is JIM, says he belongs to WM. JONES Esq. near Pinckneyville; he is a stout well made fellow, about six feet high; has a down look when spoken to; large feet; about 25 years of age. Also at the same time, ELIJAH, who says he belongs to GEORGE BELL living about 25 miles below Baton Rouge; he is a bright mulatto; about 25 years old; 5 feet 10 inches high, has a bold look. The owners are requested to come forward and take them away according to law. JONA: POWELL, J.A.C.
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