Committed to Jail

Title

Committed to Jail

Description

Advertisement from The Daily Commonwealth, Frankfort, KY August 20, 1862.

COMMITTED TO JAIL, ON the 2ad day of Jannarv, 1862, a negro boy calling himself WILLIAM HUNTER, and who says he is the property of A. McCoy, of the city of Lexington, Ky., and is a runaway slave. Said boy is about 5 feet 9 inches high; is about 25 years of age; has a tooth out in front from the upper part of his mouth; he is very black; has a good pleasing countenance. The owner of said slave is hereby notified to come forward, prove property, and pay charges, or he will be dealt with according to law. H. R. MILLER, J. F. C. Frankfort, Kv., Jan. 15, 1862-tf.

Publisher

The Daily Commonwealth

Date

1862-08-20

Identifier

dac18620820_04_01

Subject

Runaway
Fugitive
Advertisement
Enslaved: William Hunter
Enslaver: A. McCoy
Type of Ad: Jailer
Jailer: H.R. Miller
Description: missing tooth in upper front, good pleasing countenance
Height: 5'9"
Age: 25
Complexion: very black
Origin: Lexington, Fayette County, KY
Located: Frankfort, Franklin County, KY

Coverage

Frankfort, Franklin County, KY

Rights

Public Domain

Language

English

Type

19th Century Newspaper

Citation

“Committed to Jail,” KDNP Feature Library, accessed July 19, 2024, https://kdnpx.omeka.net/items/show/32.

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