Thirteen prisoners escape from the Monroe County Jail in Rochester, New York

Several prisoners overpowered the jailer at the Monroe County Jail in Rochester, New York, and set others free.  Thirteen prisoners escaped in total. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
"Jail delivery in Monroe County," New York Times, November 9, 1859, p. 5. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Crime/Disasters
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