C. L. Groce to Luke, May 28, 1857

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    William Still, The Underground Rail Road (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 176.
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    Groce, C. L.
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    ELMIRA, May 28th.

    DEAR LUKE:-I arrived home safe with my precious charge, and found all well. I have just learned, that the Penningtons are taken. Had he done as I wished him he would never have been taken. Last night our tall friend from Baltimore came, and caused great excitement here by his information. The lady is perfectly safe now in Canada. I will write you and Mr. Still as soon as I get over the excitement. This letter was first intended for Mr. Gains, but I now send it to you. Please let me hear their movements. Yours truly, C. L. GROCE.

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