Henry Washington to William Still, November 12, 1855

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 261.
    Author (from)
    Washington, Henry
    Date Certainty
    Michael Blake
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    ST. CATHARINES, C. W. Nov. 12, 1855.

    MR. WILLIAM STILL:-Dear Sir:-I have received a letter from Joseph G. Selden a friend in Norfolk, Va., informing me of the death of my wife, who deceased since I saw you here; he also informs me that my clothing will be forwarded to you by Jupiter White, who now has it in his charge. You will therefore do me a great favor, if you will be so good as to forward them to me at this place St. Catharines, C. W. The accompanying letter is the one received from Mr. Selden which I send you, that you may see that it is all right. You will please give my respects to Mrs. Still and family. Most respectfully yours, HENRY WASHINGTON.

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