Beginning Date
Sunday, November 26, 1854
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Betty (age about 30) with twenty-month old child
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
James C. Delancey
Mid Points
End Point

Around Sunday, November 26, 1854, an enslaved woman named Betty, in her early 30s, escaped from St. Louis in company with her twenty-month old child, "which has a large head." Her enslaver, James C. Delancey, advertised a $100 reward for her recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Women and/or children runaways
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, December 6, 1854 (GB)