General Butler searching for Rebecca and Patsey

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Title

General Butler searching for Rebecca and Patsey

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

General Butler searching for Rebecca and Patsey who were "once the servants of" Mrs. Caroline B. Trumbull, of Louisiana. Butler thinks they are in St. Louis, Missouri.

Source

St. Louis Evening Post (St. Louis, MO)

Date

October 15, 1878

Coverage

St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO
LA (Louisiana)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

TWO WOMEN WANTED.

By a Gentleman Who Asks the Police to
Help Him Find Them.

Information is wanted of the whereabouts of
Rebecca, a mulatto, and Patsey, a black woman,
who were once the servants of Mrs. Caroline
B. Trumbull, of the State of Louisiana,
by Gen. Butler, who is stopping at Major Butler's
residence, No. 1520 Lucas Place. The
General said he thought the two women were
in the city, and he desires the aid of the police
in searching for them.

State

Missouri
Louisiana

Collection

Citation

“General Butler searching for Rebecca and Patsey,” Information Wanted Ad, St. Louis Evening Post (St. Louis, MO), October 15, 1878, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/3371.

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