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Long face; Large forehead; Large lips
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Fled or captured as an individual
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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 as a runaway on the 27th Nov. 1832 by C. Griffin Esq. a negro man who calls himself GEORGE, and says he belongs to WILLIAM FORSYTH of Louisville, Ky. He is about 35 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, of dark complexion, has a very long head and projecting forehead, and large lips; had on Linsey pantaloons and roundabout, also a bundle of ordinary clothes and a blanket—he states that he ranaway from a flatboat upon which he was employed as a hand between this place and the Petit Gulf. The owner of the above described negro is requested to comply with the law and take him out of jail. W. W. CALMES, Jailor.
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