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    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Fugitive slaves--Tennessee.; Slavery--Tennessee.; Slaves--Tennessee. ; Racially mixed...
    • Notice. The following named negroes have been placed in my care by order of his Excellency H.W. Allen, Governor of Louisiana: Negro woman ELIZABETH, dark complexion; aged about 40 years. Said to belong to Evan Jeffries, Claibourn county...
    • G. Chapter 16: Regulations and Punishments of Slaves and Free Colored

    • Free African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Louisiana. Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Louisiana. Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • $200 REWARD.

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.; Child slaves--Louisiana.
    • $200 REWARD. Ranaway, on the 22d April, from the undersigned. Two negro men; Wilson, about 5 feet high, weighs about 170 pounds; twenty-four years old; down cast look when spoken to; black complexion. Manner, aged seventeen years; about 5 feet...
    • Committed to the Jail of the Parish of Caddo

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Arkansas.; Slavery--Arkansas.; Slaves--Arkansas.
    • Committed to the jail of the parish of Caddo, city of Shreveport, a negro man who call shis name SYE; about thirty years of age, five feet two inches high; yellow color, and says he belongs to Thos. Honeyct, Chicot county, State of Arkansas. The...
    • Committed to the Jail of the Parish of Caddo

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • Committed to the jail of the parish of Caddo, city of Shreveport, a negro man who calls his name BILL, about five feet seven inches high; twenty-three years of age, of dark griffe color, and says he belongs to Josephe Callaway, Harrison Co.,...
    • RUNAWAY IN JAIL.

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • RUNAWAY IN JAIL. A negro man about five feet and seven inches high, of black complexion. He says that his name is TOBE, and that he belongs to Abner A. Cook, of Harrison county, Texas. The owner or owners are requested to come forward, prove...
    • Committed to the Jail of the Parish of Caddo

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.
    • Committed to the jail of the Parish of Caddo in the city of Shreveport, a negro man, who calls his name Lewis, about twenty-six or eight years of age; about five feet nine inches high; a dark griffe color and says he belongs to Mr. Harrison Dial,...
    • Committed to the Jail of the Parish of Caddo

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.; Women slaves--Louisiana.
    • Committed To the Jail of the Parish of Caddo in the city of Shreveport, a negro woman, who calls her name Mary Jane, aged about twnety yearsl about four feet six or eight inches high; of black color, and says she belongs to Major Billy Yong Wilson,...
    • RAN AWAY

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • RAN AWAY on the 1st inst., my Negro boy BAYLOR, copper color, 5 fete 4 inches high, weighs 140 lbs. Has a knot inside his left heel. I bought him in Madison Parish, LA -- $300 reward is offered for his apprehension and delivery at my distillery,...
    • WAS committed to the Parish Prison

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Racially mixed people--Louisiana.;Racially mixed people--Mississippi.;Women slaves--Louisiana.; Women...
    • WAS committed to the Parish Prison of the Parish of Jefferson, on the 2nd of August 1860, JOSEPHINE, a mulatto, 5 feet high, says she belongs to Madame Glattene of N. O. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take...
    • WAS committed to the Parish Prison

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; Slaves--Mississippi.
    • WAS committed to the Parish Prison of the Parish of Jefferson on the 11th of August 1860, the boy NATHAN, a black, 5 feet 6 inches high; says he belongs to Mr. Burts of Mississippi. The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay...
    • COMMITTED

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • COMMITTED, To the jail in the city of Shreveport, parish of Caddo, a negro man, aged about 35 years; black coler : about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high; one front tooth out, and says he blongs to Hugh Ross, about 75 miles west of Houston, Texas. The...
    • RUNAWAY

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • RUNAWAY. A negro man, calling himself MARK, aged about 40 years; black; about 5 feet 10 inces; was in the employ of the Q.M. Department at this post from some time last summer until April last; he was transferred to me as belonging to William...
    • RUNAWAY

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • RUNAWAY. A negro man, calling himself MACK, aged about 40 years; black; about 5 feet 10 inces; was in the employ of the Q.M. Department at this post from some time last summer until April last; he was transferred to me as belonging to William...
    • Committed

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • Committed To the Jail in the city of Shreveport, Parish of Caddo, a negro man who calls his name Solomon, of black complexion ; aged about thirty-five years ; about six feet high ; says he belongs to A. McClure, Smith county, near Tyler, Texas. ...
    • Ranway

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • Ranaway FROM the plantation of Mrs. M.S. Prentice, near Tyler, on the 1st of August, a negro man named John, about five feet eight inches high ; about fifty years old ; head quite bald ; black complexion. Said negro was brought from Carroll...
    • Committed,

    • Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Slavery--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Fugitive slaves--Texas.; Slavery--Texas.; Slaves--Texas.
    • Committed, to the jail in the city of Shreveport, parish of Caddo, a negro man, aged about twenty one or two years ; about five feet four or five inches high ; black color; one upper front tooth out ; calls his name Jim, and says he belongs to W.R....

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