Beginning Date
Thursday, July 15, 1858
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Jim (age early 20s) // Darby (also John) (age early 20s)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Samuel McClure
Mid Points
End Point

In July 1858, two enslaved men in their early twenties, Jim and John (alias Darby) escaped from a property three miles northeast of Fulton, in Callaway county, Missouri. Their enslaver, Samuel McClure, advertised a $400 reward for their recapture.

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, July 28, 1858 (HMO)