Savannah (GA) News, “The Underground Railroad,” February 3, 1860

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    “The Underground Railroad,” Savannah (GA) News, February 3, 1860, p. 1: 1.
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    Baltimore (MD) Sun
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    Savannah News
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    The Underground Railroad
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    Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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    The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

    THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. – A correspondent of the Baltimore Sun writes from Berryville, Clark county, Va., as follows:

    A report reached here the other day from the most reliable source, that a slave (a man) belonging to R. M. T. Hunter, Senator from Virginia, was kidnapped and conveyed in the underground railroad to Canada. Strange as it may seem, the kidnapper was a Northern lady, a member of a distinguished family there. The [illegible] of this lady and the whole story will be made public in a few days. An old college-mate of Mr. Hunter, a resident of this place, wrote him yesterday for the full particulars of the extraordinary affair.

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