Beginning Date
Tuesday, April 18, 1854
Starting Point
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
H.B. Morris
Mid Points
End Point

On Tuesday night, April 18, 1854, six enslaved people escaped from slaveholder H.B. Morris's residence, located some two miles north of St. Joseph. A St. Joseph paper suspected that the freedom seekers would attempt to cross the Missouri river, and seethed that "Abolitionists and Negro Stealers are about."

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
UGRR Involvement
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

Blackett, The Captive's Quest, 140; Boonville Weekly Courier, May 6, 1854 (HMO)