Document Title

ms00057-02

Document ID

ms00057

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

8-10-1814

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

7-27-1814

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Ben

Individual ID

ms00073

Gender

M

Height

5'10"

Weight

Well made; Handsome figure

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Delacroix, Dufuau

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Residencies

Adams County, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

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

July 1814

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Presumed Destination

Adams County, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as a non-family group of slaves

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10; $30

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

30 Dollars Reward. Ran off from Mr. DUFUAU DELACROIX, at New Orleans, on the 12th ult a negro man named BRICE, about five feet seven inches high, stout and well made, and has a remarkably large nose and mouth—On the 27th of the same month, negro BEN ran off; about five feet ten inches high, well made and of a handsome figure—And, on the same day, absconded a negro man named RANDALL, about five feet eight inches high, clumsily made, with large mouth and thick lips—he has marks or scars on his legs. The said negroes speak no language but English, and were formerly the property of THOMAS WILKINS, esq late of Adams county, deceased, & probably may have been known by some persons in this vicinity. The above stated reward will be paid to any person who will secure them in some jail in this territory, or if convenient, deliver them to the subscriber near this city. Ten dollars will be given for any one of said Negroes. JAMES M’INTOSH. Natchez.

Document Type

Article

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