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Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana; near the Mississippi River
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Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana
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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 29th inst. a negro man named BILL, says he belongs to RUSSELL JONES, living on the Comite in West Florida; he is dark complexioned about 26 years old 5 feet 8 inches high, with regular features. Also committed on the 28th inst. a run-away negro boy by the name of JIM PAILER, 24 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches high, dark complexion, with his hair platted before: says he belongs to Mr. BLANNERHASSET living on Bayou Piere [sic], near Gibson Port. Likewise committed on the 27th instant, a negro man by the name of LEWIS FRANCOIS, about 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high, very black, no marks perceivable; he says his master is LE BLANCH on the Lafourche near the Mississippi, in the state of Louisiana—The owners are requested to come forward and take them away according to law. JONATHAN POWELL, J.A.C.
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