Beginning Date
Monday, December 19, 1842
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Jefferson ("shrewd fellow")
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Henry Jacobs
Mid Points
End Point

On Monday, December 19, 1842, an enslaved man named Jefferson escaped from near Richmond in Ray county. Noting that Jefferson "is a keen shrewd fellow, and will in all probability be furnished with free papers," his enslaver Henry Jacobs advertised a $20 reward for his recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

Fayette MO Boon's Lick Times, January 7, 1843 (GB)