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Agricultural; Hired Out
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Origin of Escape
Jefferson County, Mississippi
Natchez, Mississippi; Louisiana
Fled or captured as an individual
Means of Escape
The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
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Fifty Dollars Reward. Ran-A-Way from JOHN CONN, of Jefferson county (to whom he was hired) [sic] about the middle of December last, A Negro Man named SAM, belonging to the estate of the late General LEONARD COVINGTON: He is about 5 feet 8 inches high, well made: his complexion a little yellowish, calls himself SAM ERLES: It is supposed he is lurking about Natchez or has gone with a party of slaves from that place, on a wood cutting expedition in the state of Louisiana. The above reward will be paid to any person who secures the said runaway, so that he may be returned to the estate. ALEXr. COVINGTON, Adm’r.
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