Edmund Turner to William Still, March 1, 1858

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 119.
    Author (from)
    Turner, Edmund
    Date Certainty
    Sayo Ayodele
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    HAMILTON, CANADA WEST Mar. 1, 1858.

    MR. STILL, DEAR SIR :-I have taken the oppertunity to enform you yur letter came to hand 27th I ware glad to hear from you and yer famly i hope this letter May fine you and the famly Well i am Well my self Aly Brother join me in Love to you and all the frend. I ware sorry to hear of the death of Mrs freaman. We all must die sune or Late this a date we all must pay we must Perpar for the time she ware a nise lady dear sir the all is well and san thar love to you Emerline have Ben sick But is better at this time. I saw the hills the war well and san thar Love to you. I war sory to hear that My brother war sol i am glad that i did come away when i did god works all the things for the Best he is young he may get a long in the wole May god Bless hem of you have any News from Petersburg Va Plas Rite me a word when you anser this Letter and of any person came form home Letter Me know. Please sen me one of your Paper that had the under grands R wrod give My Love to Mr Careter and his family I am Seving with a barber at this time he have promust to give me the trad of i can lane it he is much of a gentman. Mr Still sir i have writing a letter to Mr Brown of Petersburg Va Pleas reed it and of you think it right Plas sen it by the Mail or by hand you wall see how i have writers it the will know how sent it by the way this writing of the ancer it you can sen it to Me i have tol them direc to yor care for Ed. t. Smith Philadelphia i hope it may be right i promorst to rite to hear Please rite to me sune and let me know of you do sen it on write wit you did with that ma a bught the tappet Bage do not fergit to rite tal John he mite rite to Me. I am doing as well is i can at this time but i get no wagges But my Bord but is satfid at that thes hard time and glad that i am Hear and in good helth. Northing More at this time yor truly EDMUND TURNER.

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