Beginning Date
Saturday, September 15, 1855
Starting Point
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
C. Cox // R. Middleton
Mid Points
End Point

In mid-September 1855, four enslaved people, whose names were not recorded, escaped from St. Joseph, Missouri. According to a letter written from St. Joseph on September 29, they were captured "by two citizens of Iowa," and returned to their masters, C. Cox and R. Middleton, on September 28, and the "$800 reward offered was promptly paid." 

Escape Attributes
Multiple Slaveholders
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 8, 1855 (GB)