Tuesday, February 20, 1855
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
On Tuesday, February 20, 1855, days after the escape of six enslaved people from slaveholder John O'Fallon, three more enslaved people escaped from St. Louis. Two were held by a Mr. Coleman, a few miles from St. Louis on the Bonhomme road, while another was enslaved in St. Louis itself.
Notes on Sources
Blackett, The Captive's Quest, 145; St. Louis Missouri Republican, February 21, February 22, 1855 (HMO)