Memphis (TN) Appeal, "The Underground Railroad," April 9, 1861

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"The Underground Railroad," Memphis (TN) Appeal, April 9, 1861, p. 3.
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Memphis Daily Appeal
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The Underground Railroad
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Michael Blake, Dickinson College
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The Underground Railroad

Chicago, April 8 - One hundred and twenty-six fugitive slaves left here last night for Canada.  It is estimated that over one thousand fugitives have arrived here since last fall.

Detroit, April 8 - About three hundred fugitives, principally from Illinois have passed through here into Canada since Saturday, and large numbers are reported on the way.   

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