Beginning Date
Sunday, June 20, 1858
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Henry (age about 20)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
George Hoyle
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday, June 20, 1858, a roughly 20-year-old enslaved man named Henry escaped from St. Louis. His enslaver, George Hoyle, advertised a $100 reward for his recapture, positing that Henry was "lurking about his late residence, corner Fourth and Elm streets."

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, June 24, 1858 (HMO)