Thursday, June 1, 1848
On Thursday, June 1, 1848, an enslaved man named Armstead escaped from St. Louis. His enslaver, William North, suspected that Armstead had escaped along with a recently sold enslaved man "of notorious charachter." North offered $200 for Amstead's recapture.
Notes on Sources
St. Louis MO Republican, July 1, 1848 (GB)