Albert Metter to William Still, June 1, 1855

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 294.
    Author (from)
    Metter, Albert
    Date Certainty
    Michael Blake
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    STANFORD, June 1st, 1855, Niagara districk.

    DEAR SIR:-I set down to inform you that I take the liberty to rite for a frend to inform you that he is injoying good health and hopes that this will finde you the same he got to this cuntry very well except that in Albany be was vary neig taking back to his oald home but escaped and when he came to the suspention bridg be was so glad that he run for freadums shore and when he arived it was the last of october and must look for sum wourk for the winter he choped wood until Feruary times are good but money is scarce he thinks a great deal of the girl he left behind him he thinks that there is non like her here non so hansom as his Rachel right and let him hear from you as soon as convaniant no more at presant but remain yours, ALBERT METTER.

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