Document Title

ms00072

Document ID

ms00072

Newspaper

Washington Republican

Place of Publication

Washington, Mississippi

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

7-22-1815

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

7-18-1815

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Tom

Individual ID

ms00095

Gender

M

Color/Skin

Yellow

Countenace

Stammers

Chains

No

Work

Artisan

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Skillman, Andrew

Previous Residencies

On Cole's Creek, Mississippi

Previous Owner

Yes

Forced Migration

Intrastate slave trade

Presumed Destination

Cole's Creek, Mississippi

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$10

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

Ten Dollars Reward. Will be paid for the delivery of certain runaway negro man, named TOM, of a yellow complexion, stammers much when speaking fast, and by trade a weaver.—He has been out some time, and it is believed he is in the neighborhood of R. Andrews, esq. on Cole’s Creek—He formerly lived there with HENRY and JOAB HUNT. ANDREW SKILLMAN.

Document Type

Article

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