Sunday, January 1, 1854
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Charles (age about 30, blacksmith)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Around 30 years old, an enslaved blacksmith named Charles escaped from his enslaver in St. Louis during the winter of 1853-1854. His slaveholder, R. Bartlett, advertised a $400 reward for his return.
Runaway Arrest Ad
Notes on Sources
St. Louis Missouri Republican, January 16, 1854 (HMO)