John Thompson to William Still, December 21, 1860

Source citation
William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 107.
Author (from)
Thompson, John
Type
Letter
Date Certainty
Exact
Transcriber
Sayo Ayodele
Transcription date

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I hope that you will remember John Thompson, who passed through your hands, I think, in October, 1857, at the same time that Mr. Cooper, from Charleston, South Carolina, carne on. I was engaged at New York, in the barber business, with a friend, and was doing very well, when I was betrayed and obliged to sail for England very suddenly, my master being in the city to arrest me. (LONDON, December 21st. 1860.)

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