Beginning Date
Thursday, June 23, 1859
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Caroline (age 10)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
L.M. Shreeve
Mid Points
End Point

On Thursday afternoon, June 23, 1859, a 10-year-old enslaved girl named Caroline "strayed" from the household of her enslaver, L.M. Shreeve. The St. Louis slaveholder promised that anyone who recaptured Caroline "will be liberally rewarded."

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, June 24, 1859 (HMO)