Sunday, May 29, 1853
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
In Cape Girardeau, Missouri, an altercation between two enslaved men, Adam and Edmund, resulted in Adam stabbing Edmund "several times with a knife." Edmund's wounds were believed to be fatal, while Adam escaped the custody of the local authorities.
Notes on Sources
Blackett, The Captive's Quest, 140; Hannibal Journal, June 2, 1853 (CA)