Beginning Date
Sunday, May 17, 1857
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Glasgow Emory (age about 28)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
H. Prouhet
Mid Points
End Point

Sometime during the weekend of May 16-17, 1857, an approximately 28-year-old enslaved man named Glasgow Emory escaped from St. Louis. His enslaver, H. Prouhet, advertised a $500 reward for his recapture.

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, June 7, 1857 (HMO)