Beginning Date
Monday, September 5, 1859
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Jack (age 27) // Solomon (age 23)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Parrot & Crow
Mid Points
End Point

On Monday morning, September 5, 1859, two enslaved men, 27-year-old Jack and 23-year-old Solomon, escaped from the town of Benton, in Scott county, Missouri. Their enslavers, Parrot & Crow, advertised a $300 reward for their return.

Escape Attributes
Multiple Slaveholders
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 6, 1859 (HMO)