Unnamed person looking for information about Mary Bailey and Eliza Bailey

Mary and Eliza Bailey.pdf

Title

Unnamed person looking for information about Mary Bailey and Eliza Bailey

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Unnamed person looking for sisters Mary and Eliza Bailey who were sold south from Saline County, MO in 1860 or 1861.

Source

St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO)

Date

March 24, 1906

Coverage

St. Louis, MO
Saline County, MO
"Down the river" (South of Missouri)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Readex, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.

INFORMATION WANTED CONCERNING
MARY AND ELIZA BAILEY

The name Bailey was that of their
master, who lived in Saline county,
Mo., in 1860 or 1861. The father's name
was Nathan Howard Bailey, the mother's
name, Americus Bailey. These
children were sold south during the
year in which there was so much talk
of the emancipation of the slaves. They
were sold in what was termed "Down
the river." Any information will be
thankfully received at the Union
Memorial church, or at the Palladium
office, 2617 Lawton avenue. Other
Negro papers will please copy.

State

Missouri

Citation

“Unnamed person looking for information about Mary Bailey and Eliza Bailey,” Information Wanted Ad, St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO), March 24, 1906, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/1683.

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