Saturday, July 1, 1854
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Wilson (age 35)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Crane or Talbot
Sometime during the summer of 1854, a 35-year-old enslaved man named Wilson escaped from Missouri, and was captured in New Orleans. There, he informed the jailor that he was held by an enslaver named "Mr. Crane, of the State of Missouri, or to Mr. Talbot."
Notes on Sources
NO Daily Picayune, September 9, 1854 (FOTM)