Saturday, September 19, 1857
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Henry C. Buckner
On Saturday night, September 19, 1857, an enslaved man named Henry escaped from Fredericktown, Missouri, and was suspected of attempting to cross the Mississippi river "between Ste. Genevieve and Chester." His enslaver, Henry C. Buckner, advertised a $300 reward for his recapture.
Runaway Arrest Ad
Notes on Sources
St. Louis Missouri Republican, September 29, 1857 (HMO)