Document Title

ms00067

Document ID

ms00067

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

5-10-1815

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

5-9-1815

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

David

Individual ID

ms00089

Gender

M

Age

23

Height

5'7"

Injury/Trama

Large scar under chin; Scars on breast

Chains

No

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Mr. O'Bannion

Owner Home

12 mile above St. Louis, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

12 miles above St. Louis, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Capture Location

Adams County, Mississippi

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

May 1815

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)

June 2014

Document Description

Was Committed to the Jail of Adams county, M. T. on the 3d instant, a Negro Man named DAVID, about 23 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, with a large scar under his chin, and some others on his breast—says he belongs to Mr. O’BANNION in the Mississippi Territory 12 miles above St. Louis. The owner is desired to come forward and take him away, agreeably to law. JONATHAN POWELL, J.A.C.

Document Type

Article

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