Louisa F. Jones to William Still, May 15, 1858

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 559.
    Author (from)
    Jones, Louisa F.
    Date Certainty
    Michael Blake
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    BOSTON, May 15th, 1858.

    DEAR FRIEND: - I have selected this oppotunity to write you a few lines, hopeing thay may find you and yours enjoying helth and happiness. I arrived hear on Thirsday last, and had a lettor of intoduction giving to me by one of the gentlemen at the Antoslavery office in New York, to Mr. Garrison in Boston, I found him and his lady both to bee very clever. I stopped with them the first day of my arrivel hear, since that Time I have been living with Mrs. Hilliard I have met with so menny of my acquaintances hear, that I all most immagion my self to bee in the old country. I have not been to Canaday yet, as you expected. I had the pleasure of seeing the lettor that you wrote to them on the subject. I suffored much on the road with head ake but since that time I have no reason to complain, please do not for git to send the degarritips in the Shaimpain basket with Dr. Lundys, Mr. Lesley said he will send them by express. tell Julia kelly, that through mistake, I took one of her pocket handkerchift, that was laying on the table, but I shall keep it in remembranc of the onner. I must bring my lettor to a close as I have nothing more to say, and believe me to be your faithfull friend.                             LOUISA F. JONES.

    P. S. Remember me to each and every member of your familly and all Enquiring Friends.

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