Hiram Wilson to William Still, July 6, 1855

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    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 264.
    Author (from)
    Wilson, Hiram
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    Michael Blake
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    ST. CATHERINES, C. W. July 6th, 1855.

    DEAR BR. STILL:-I have just received your letters touching U. G. R. R. operations. All is right. Jasper and Mrs. Bell got here on Saturday last, and I think I dropt you a line announcing the fact. I write again thus soon because two more by name of Smith, John and Wm., have arrived the present week and were anxious to have me inform you that they are safely landed and free in this refuge land. They wish me to communicate their kind regards to you and others who have aided them. They have found employment and are likely to do well. The 5 of last week have gone over to Toronto. I gave them letters to a friend there after furnishing them as well as I could with such clothing as they required. I am afraid that I am burdening you too much with postage, but can't help doing so unless I fail to write at all, as my means are not half equal to the expenses to which I am subject. Faithfully and truly yours, HIRAM WILSON.

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