Beginning Date
Sunday, April 23, 1848
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Adrian (age about 23)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Thomas Henker
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday, April 23, 1848, an enslaved man named Adrian, aged about 23, escaped from Lexington, Missouri. His enslaver, Thomas Henker, suspected that Adrian was "now in St. Louis, as it is known that he has brothers and sisters living in that place," and advertised a $100 reward for his recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, July 15, 1848 (GB)