William Jones to William Still, January 1, 1857

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 47.
    Author (from)
    Jones, William
    Date Certainty
    Sayo Ayodele
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    MR. STILL:-I take this opportunity of writing a few lines to you hoping that tha may find you in good health and femaly. i am well at present and doing well at present i am now in a store and getting sixteen dollars a month at the present. i feel very much oblige to you and your family for your kindnes to me while i was with you i have got a long without any trub le a tal. i am now in albany City. give my lov to mrs and mr miller and tel them i am very much a blige to them for there kind ns. give my lov to my Brother pore Jones tel him i should like to here from him very much and he must write. tel him to give my love to all of my particular frends and tel them i should like to see them very much. tel him that he must come to see me for i want to see him for sum thin, very per ticler. please ansure this letter as soon as posabul and excuse me for not writt.ing sooner as i dent write myselfL no more at the present.


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