Beginning Date
Saturday, August 20, 1859
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Scipio (age 28) //Leavin (age 35) // Lewis (age 35)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
S.W. Warren // D.H. Hickman // J.D. Herndon
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday night, August 20, 1859, three enslaved men, 28-year-old Scipio, 35-year-old Leavin and 35-year-old Lewis, escaped from a property located seven miles below Providence, Missouri, along the Missouri river. Their enslavers, S.W. Warren, D.H. Hickman and J.D. Herndon, advertised a $1,500 reward for their recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Multiple Slaveholders
Single Group Escape
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, September 5, 1859 (HMO)