Joseph Ball to William Still, November 7, 1857

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 469.
    Author (from)
    Ball, Joseph
    Date Certainty
    Michael Blake
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    TORONTO, Nov. 7th, 1857.

    DEAR MR. STILL: - As I must again send you a letter fealing myself oblidge to you for all you have done and your kindness. Dear Sir my wife will be on to Philadelphia on the 8th 7th, and I would you to look out for her and get her an ticket and send her to me Toronto. Her name are May Ball with five children. Please send her as soon as you can.

                    Yours very truly,                             JOSEPH BALL.

    Will you please to telegrape to me, No. 31 Dummer St.

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