Document Title

ms00062

Document ID

ms00062

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

2-1-1815

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

11-14-1814

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Sanders, Peter

Individual ID

ms00082

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'6"

Color/Skin

Light

Countenace

Scar on left side of upper lip

Injury/Trama

Scar on left side of upper lip

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Permate

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Residencies

Loudoun County, Virginia

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Interstate slave trade

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Monroe County, Virginia

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

September 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

A New-Orleans Run-a-way Negro. Taken-Up, and committed to the Jail of Monroe County, Virginia, on the 1st day of September last, a negro man who calls himself PETER SANDERS about twenty five years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, of a light complexion, a scar on the left side of his upper lip, had on when he was taken, a grey colored big coat with a large cape, a swan down vest. He states that he belongs to a man in New Orleans by name of ____ PERMATE, and that he was purchased from CONRAD PITFOR, in the county of Loudoun, Virginia, about five years ago. The said negro has been in jail two months, and is now hired agreeably to law, in the town of Union, in said county: WILLIAM CLARK, jailor.

Document Type

Article

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