Document Title

ms00054

Document ID

ms00054

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

6-8-1814

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

6-7-1814

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Sam

Individual ID

ms00069

Gender

M

Age

27

Height

5'8"

Countenace

No marks perceivable

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Mr. Folkey

Owner Home

Six leagues above New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Six leagues above New Orleans, Louisiana

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)

May 1814

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

Was committed to the jail of Adams county, about a fortnight since, a negro man named SAM, 27 years of age, five feet eight inches high, no marks perceivable, says he belongs to Mr. FOLKEY about six leagues above New Orleans. The owner is requested to come forward and take away said negro according to law. JONATHAN POWELL, J.A.C., Washington.

Document Type

Article

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