Elimas Escape Attempt

Elimas, a member of Bullittsburg Baptist Church, enslaved by John Hall, is excluded from membership for “absconding from his Master & deviating from the truth when interrogated.” He is not at the meeting, but it appears he tried to self-emancipate, and was caught. Minutes of the Proceedings of the Bullittsburg Baptist Church. Microfilm. Boone County Public Library, Burlington, KY.