Beginning Date
Saturday, October 9, 1858
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Aleck (or Dock)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Francis St. Cin
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday night, October 9, 1858, an enslaved man named Aleck (alias Dock) escaped from Bridgeton, Missouri, opposite St. Charles. His enslaver, Francis St. Cin, initially offered a $200 reward for his recapture, but by November had raised the reward to $1,500.

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 20, 1858 (HMO); St. Louis Missouri Republican, November 28, 1858 (HMO)