Saturday, January 31, 1857
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Mose (or Keys) (age 24)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
A roughly 24-year-old enslaved man who went by the names of Mose or Keys escaped from Kirkwood, southwest of St. Louis, around 5pm on January 31, 1857. His enslaver, Thomas Sappington, advertised a $100 reward for his recapture.
Runaway Arrest Ad
Notes on Sources
St. Louis Missouri Republican, Febraury 2, 1857 (HMO)