Beginning Date
Tuesday, September 1, 1857
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Jack (age 34) // Maria (age 28) // Nelson (age 13)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
C.L. Hunt
Mid Points
End Point

Three enslaved people, a 34-year-old man named Jack, a 28-year-old woman named Maria, and a 13-year-old child named Nelson, escaped from near St. Louis, and were reportedly armed. Their enslaver, C.L. Hunt, advertised a $1,000 reward for their recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Women and/or children runaways
Armed Escape
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, September 10, 1857 (HMO)