James H. Forman to William Still, June 5, 1856

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 269.
    Author (from)
    Forman, James H.
    Date Certainty
    Michael Blake
    Transcription date

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    NIAGARA FALLS, June 5th, 1856.

    MR. STILL:-Sir-I take my pen in hand to write you theas few lines to let you know that I am well at present and hope theas few lines may find you the same. Sir my object in writing to you is that I expect a young Lady by the name of Miss Mariah Moore, from -Norfolk, Virginia. She will leave Norfolk on the 13th of this month in the Steamship Virginia for Philadelphia you will oblige me very much by seeing her safely on the train of cars that leaves Philadelphia for the Suspension Bridge Niagara Falls pleas to tell the Lady to telegraph to me what time she will leave Philadelphia so i may know what time to meet her at the Suspension Bridge my Brother Isaac Forman send his love also his family to you and your family they are all well at present pleas to give my respects to Mr. Harry Londay, also Miss Margaret Cunigan, no more at present.

    I remain your friend, JAMES H. FORMAN.

    When you telegraph to me direct to the International Hotel, Niagara Falls, N. Y.

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