Edmund Turner to William Still, June 22, 1858

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 120.
    Author (from)
    Turner, Edmund
    Date Certainty
    Sayo Ayodele
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    HAMILTON, June 22d,.1858, C. W.

    To MR. WM. STILL, DEAR SIR:-A favorable opportunity affords the pleasure of acknowledging the receipt of letters and papers; certainly in this region they were highly appreciated, and I hope the time may come that your kindness will be reciprocated we are all well at present, but times continue dull. I also deeply regret the excitement recently on the account of those slaves, you will favor me by keeping me posted upon the subject. Those words written to slaveholder is the thought of one who had suffered, and now I thought it a duty incumbent upon me to cry aloud and spare not, &c., by sending these few lines where the slaveholder may hear. You will still further oblige your humble servant also, to correct any inaccuracy. My respects to you and your family and all inquiring friends.

    Your friend and well wisher, EDMUND TURNER

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