Israel Whitney to William Still, October 16, 1858

    Source citation

    William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 105-106.

    Author (from)
    Whitney, Israel
    Date Certainty
    Sayo Ayodele
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    HAMILTON, Oct. 16, 1858.

    WILLIAM STILL-My Dear Friend:-I saw Carter and his friend a few days ago, and they told me, that you was well. On the seventh of October my wife came to Hamilton. Mr. A. Hurberd, who came from Virginia with me, is going to get married the 20th of November, next. I wish you would write to me how many of my friends you have seen since October, 1857. Montgomery Green keeps a barber shop in Cayuga, in the State of New York. I have not heard of Oscar Ball but once since I came here, and then he was well and doing well. George Carroll is in Hamilton. The times are very dull at present, and have been ever since I came here. Please write soon. Nothing more at present, only I still remain in Hamilton,


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