Document Title

ms00056

Document ID

ms00056

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

7-27-1814

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

7-19-1814

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Gilbert

Individual ID

ms00071

Gender

M

Age

30

Height

5'10"

Weight

Stout

Countenace

Heavy beard; no marks perceivable

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Porter, William

Owner Home

Jefferson County, Kentucky

Previous Residencies

Jefferson County, Kentucky

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

Jefferson County, Kentucky

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)

July 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, M. T. on the 12th instant, a negro man by the name of GILBERT—says he belongs to WILLIAM PORTER of Jefferson county, state of Kentucky—he is about 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high, stout made, with a heavy beard; no marks perceivable. The owner is requested to come forward according to law and take him away. JONATHAN POWELL, J.A.C. Washington.

Document Type

Article

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