Jefferson Pipkins to William Still, September 28, 1856

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 137.
    Author (from)
    Pipkins, Jefferson
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    Zak Rosenberg
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    Sept. 28, 1856.

    To WM. STILL SIR:-I take the liberty of writing to you a few lines concerning my children, for I am very anxious to get them and I wish you to please try what you can do for me. Their names are Charles and Patrick and are living with Mrs. Joseph G. Wray Murphysborough Hartford county, North Carolina; Emma lives with a Lawyer Baker in Gatesville North Carolina and Susan lives in Portsmouth Virginia and is stopping with Dr. Collins sister a Mrs. Nash you can find her out by enquiring for Dr. Collins at the ferry boat at Portsmouth, and Rose a coloured woman at the Crawford house can tell where she is. And I trust you will try what you think will be the best way. And you will do me a great favour.

    Yours Respectfully, JEFFERSON PIPKIINS.

    P. S. I am living at Yorkville near Toronto Canada West. My wife sends her best respects to Mrs. Still.

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