Wednesday, October 17, 1860
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Bill (age 20)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
On Wednesday, October 17, 1860, a 20-year-old enslaved man named Bill escaped from a farm located ten miles northwest of the town of Liberty, in Clay county, Missouri. His enslaver, B.L. Lampton, advertised a $125 reward for Bill's re-enslavement.
Runaway Arrest Ad
Notes on Sources
Liberty MO Tribune, October 19, 1860 (NA)