Beginning Date
Saturday, January 31, 1857
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Mose (or Keys) (age 24)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Thomas Sappington
Mid Points
End Point

A roughly 24-year-old enslaved man who went by the names of Mose or Keys escaped from Kirkwood, southwest of St. Louis, around 5pm on January 31, 1857. His enslaver, Thomas Sappington, advertised a $100 reward for his recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, Febraury 2, 1857 (HMO)