Stampede of Negroes in Missouri.

   The St. Louis News of the 14th notices the escape of $11,000 worth of chattels from Lagrange, Missouri. The party consisted of six males and five females. They took a flat boat and crossed to Illinois in the night, and probably secured a safe passage over the U.G.R R, though the seven persons who claimed ownership offered a reward of $2,650 for their arrest


"Stampede of Negroes in Missouri," Cleveland (OH) Daily Leader, November 18, 1859, p. 2

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