Thursday, May 15, 1862
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Alfred (age 30) blacksmith, hired out
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Henry C. Wright // William H. Righter
A 30-year-old enslaved blacksmith named Alfred escaped from the farm of William H. Righter in Ripley county, Missouri sometime during May 1862, and was last seen heading northward near Pilot Knob in Iron county. His enslaver, Henry C. Wright, offered a $150 reward for Alfred's recapture.
Notes on Sources
St. Louis Missouri Republican, June 18, 1862 (HMO)