1857--Three Slaves Attempt Escape


1857--Three Slaves Attempt Escape
27 Jun 1857
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An unnamed freedom seeker (under slaveholder William Sandford) was one of three men who had attempted escape from Carroll County. This man had been caught at Lochry Creek in Dearborn County, Indiana. One man, referred to as “Berry’s boy” had been shot and killed at Vevay Indiana during the chase. Another man was sold by slaveholder, William Sandford, after being caught.”
African American(s): Berry's Boy
Slave holder(s): William Sanford
Sanford, William
Related resource
Sanford family
Bibliographic citation
"Runaway Slave Caught! KENTON," Cincinnati Daily Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH, 30 Jun 1857

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