Document Title

ms00004

Document ID

ms00004

Creators

L. Derbigny

Newspaper

Green's Impartial Observer

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

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

10-18-1800

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

9-20-1800

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Babet; Betsy

Individual ID

ms00004

Gender

F

Age

30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35

Height

Tall

Color/Skin

Dry complexion

Countenace

Stands remarckably straight

Chains

No

Languages

French

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Derbigny, L.

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Presumed Destination

Natchez, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured with a white person or person(s)

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$50

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)

5-21-2014

Document Description

Fifty Dollars Reward. Ran Away from the subscriber a negro woman, named BABET or BETSEY, about 30 or 35 years of age, tall stature, dry complexion, and stands remarkably straight, speaks English and broken French She is supposed to be in company with a white man of a middle size, dark hair, very thick eye-brows, ominous looks, few teeth, bent shoulders, speaks Spanish and broken French—they have been gone better than two months, and after having remained some time in the neighbourhood of New Orleans, have probably made their way up to Natchez Whoever will apprehend both and cause them to be delivered to the subscriber in said city, shall receive the above reward, and for the negro wench alone, Thirty Dollars. L. DERBIGNY. New-Orleans.

Document Type

Article

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