Beginning Date
Sunday, September 28, 1856
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Westley (or West)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
T.H. Larkin & Co
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday evening, September 28, 1856, an enslaved man named Westley (or West) escaped from the steamboad L.M. Kennett, while it was docked at Wilkinson's Landing along the Mississippi river south of St. Louis. His enslavers, T.H. Larkin & Co., advertised a $50 reward for his recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 3, 1856 (MHO)