Sunday, June 20, 1858
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Henry (age about 20)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
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."
Runaway Arrest Ad
Notes on Sources
St. Louis Missouri Republican, June 24, 1858 (HMO)