Thomas Garrett to William Still, April 1, 1857

Source citation
William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 639.
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Exact
Transcriber
Zak Rosenberg
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I was truly glad to learn that Harriet Tubman was still in good health and ready for action, but I think there will be more danger at present than heretofore, there is so much excitement below in consequence of the escape of those eight slaves. I was truly sorry to hear of the fate of that poor fellow who had periled so much for liberty. I was in hopes from what thee told me, that he would recover with the loss perhaps of some of his toes.

THOMAS GARRETT.

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