Document Title

ms00064

Document ID

ms00064

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

2-15-1815

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

2-7-1815

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Tally, Henry

Individual ID

ms00084

Gender

M

Age

25

Height

5'11"

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Down cast look; High cheek bones

Chains

No

Work

Domestic Servant

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Colonel Ellis

Previous Residencies

Richmond, Virginia

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Forced Migration

Moved with owner

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$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. For apprehending a negro man named TALLY, or HENRY TALLY, (as he sometimes calls himself) [sic] belonging to the estate of Col. ELLIS; he is a yellow fellow, about 5 feet 11 inches high, down cast look, high cheek bones, about 25 years of age; he was brought from near Richmond, Virginia, and has been a house servant. N. A. WARE Washington.

Document Type

Article

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