STAMPEDE OF NEGROES FROM LEWIS COUNTY, MO.––The St. Louis Evening News, of the 14th instant, says:
Last Monday night ten negroes, five males and five females, ran off from Lagrange, Lewis county, in this State.––They belonged to seven different persons, and being valuable slaves, were worth not less than $10,000. They stole a flat-boat with which they crossed to the Illinois shore, with the help, no doubt, of Abolitionists. A reward of $2,650 is offered for their arrest. On Friday night another negro belonging to Capt. Lillard, of the same place, effected his escape, making eleven in all.
"Stampede of Negroes from Lewis County, Mo.," New Orleans, LA Sunday Delta, November 20, 1859
Related Escape / Stampede
Location of Coverage- City
Location of Coverage- State
Contains Stampede Term