Moncure Daniel Conway Journal, April 26, 1851

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    Moncure Daniel Conway, Diary, 1851-1853, MC 1999.6, Moncure Daniel Conway Family Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, p. 14-15.
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    26. Left early for Union. Got lost. Found one man there who came to invite me home to dine, Mr. West. There were some Negroes. I prayed with them & left. It is all aform to go away down there. Went down to Bro' Watkins': he was born 1769 - saw Washington: he laughed and rubbed his hand on my chin! I had a pleasant chat with him.
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