Elijah Hilton to William Still, July 28, 1857

    Source citation
    William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 162.
    Author (from)
    Hilton, Elijah
    Date Certainty
    Zak Rosenberg
    Transcription date

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    TORONTO, Canada West, July 28.

    Dear friend in due respect to your humanity and nobility I now take my pen in hand to inform you of my health I am enjoying a reasonable proportion of health at this time and hope when these few lines come to hand they may find you and family the same dear Sir I am in Toronto and are working at my ole branch of business with meny of my friends I want you to send those to toronto to Mr Tueharts on Edward St what I have been talking abort is my Clothes I came from Richmond Va and expect my things to come to you So when they come to you then you will send them to Jesse Tuehart Edward St no 43. I must close by saying I have no more at present I still remain your brother, ELIJAH HILTON.

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