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THE UNDERGROUND RAIL ROAD
     

THE UNDERGROUND RAIL ROAD

by William Still
 
CONTENTS.



SETH CONCKLIN


UNDERGROUND RAILROAD LETTERS. From Thomas Garrett--G.A.
Lewis--E.L. Stevens--Sydney Howard Gay--John Henry Hill--J.
Bigelowe--Ham and Eggs--Rev. H. Wilson--Sheridan Ford--E.F.
Pennypacker--J.C. Bustill--Slave secreted in Richmond--G.S.
Nelson--John Thompson--Wm.

Overview

CONTENTS.



SETH CONCKLIN


UNDERGROUND RAILROAD LETTERS. From Thomas Garrett--G.A.
Lewis--E.L. Stevens--Sydney Howard Gay--John Henry Hill--J.
Bigelowe--Ham and Eggs--Rev. H. Wilson--Sheridan Ford--E.F.
Pennypacker--J.C. Bustill--Slave secreted in Richmond--G.S.
Nelson--John Thompson--Wm. Penn


WILLIAM BOX PEEL JONES Came boxed up _viâ_ Erricson line of
Steamers.


WESLEY HARRIS ALIAS ROBERT JACKSON, CRAVEN MATTERSON AND TWO
BROTHERS.

CLARISSA DAVIS Arrived in Male Attire.


ANTHONY BLOW ALIAS HENRY LEVISON Secreted Ten Months--Eight days
on the Steamship City of Richmond bound for Philadelphia.


PERRY JOHNSON, OF ELKTON, MARYLAND. Eye knocked Out.


ISAAC FORMAN, WILLIAM DAVIS AND WILLIS REDICK. Hearts full of
joy for Freedom--Very anxious for Wives in Slavery.


JOSEPH HENRY CAMP Sold, the day he escaped, for Fourteen Hundred
Dollars--Slave Trader loses his Bargain.


SHERIDAN FORD Secreted in the Woods--Escapes in a Steamer.


JOSEPH KNEELAND ALIAS JOSEPH HULSON Young Master had a
"Malignant Spirit".


EX-PRESIDENT TYLER'S HOUSEHOLD LOSES AN ARISTOCRATIC ARTICLE.

EDWARD MORGAN, HENRY JOHNSON, JAMES AND STEPHEN BUTLER. "Two
Thousand Dollars Reward" offered.


HENRY PREDO Daniel Hughes, Thomas Elliott, and five others
betrayed into Dover Jail.


MARY EPPS ALIAS EMMA BROWN, JOSEPH AND ROBERT ROBINSON. A Slave
Mother Loses her Speech at the Sale of her Child ... Bob Escapes
from his Master, a Trader, with Fifteen Hundred Dollars in North
Carolina Money.


GEORGE SOLOMON, DANIEL NEALL, BENJAMIN R. FLETCHER AND MARIA
DORSEY.

HENRY BOX BROWN Arrived by Adams Express.


TRIAL OF THE EMANCIPATORS OF COL. J.H. WHEELER'S SLAVES, JANE
JOHNSON AND HER TWO LITTLE BOYS.

THE ARRIVALS OF A SINGLE MONTH. Sixty Passengers came in one
Month--Twenty-eight in one Arrival--Great Panic and Indignation
Meeting--Interesting Correspondence from Masters and Fugitives.


A SLAVE GIRL'S NARRATIVE. Cordelia Loney, Slave of Mrs. Joseph
Cahell, (widow of the late Hon. Joseph Cahell, of
Virginia)--Cordelia's Escape from her Mistress in Philadelphia.


ARRIVAL OF JACKSON, ISAAC AND EDMONDSON TURNER FROM PETERSBURG.
Touching Scene on Meeting their Old Blind Father at the U.G.R.R.
Depot.


ROBERT BROWN ALIAS THOMAS JONES. Crossing the River on Horseback
in the Night.


ANTHONY LONEY ALIAS WILLIAM ARMSTEAD AND CORNELIUS SCOTT.

SAMUEL WILLIAMS ALIAS JOHN WILLIAMS.

BARNABY GRIGBY ALIAS JOHN BOYER, AND MARY ELIZABETH HIS WIFE,
FRANK WANZER ALIAS ROBERT SCOTT, EMILY FOSTER ALIAS ANN WOOD.

WILLIAM JORDAN ALIAS WILLIAM PRICE.

JOSEPH GRANT AND JOHN SPEAKS. Two Passengers _viâ_ Liverpool.


WILLIAM N. TAYLOR. "One Hundred Dollars Reward".


LOUISA BROWN, JACOB WATERS, AND ALFRED GOULDEN.

ARRIVAL FROM BALTIMORE. Jefferson Pipkins alias David Jones,
Louisa Pipkins, Elizabeth Brit, Harriet Brown, alias Jane
Wooton, Gracy Murry alias Sophia Sims, Edward Williams _alias_
Henry Johnson, Charles Lee alias Thomas Bushier.


SEVERAL ARRIVALS FROM DIFFERENT PLACES. Henry Anderson, Charles
and Margaret Congo, Chaskey Brown, William Henry Washington,
James Alfred Frisley, Charles Henry Salter, Stephen Taylor,
Charles Brown, Charles H. Hollis, Luther Dorsey.


ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND. Jeremiah W. Smith and wife Julia.


EIGHT ARRIVALS. James Massey, Perry Henry Trusty, George Rhoads,
James Rhoads, George Washington, Sarah Elizabeth Rhoads, and
Child, Mary Elizabeth Stephenson.


CHARLES THOMPSON. Carrier of "The National American".


BLOOD FLOWED FREELY. Abram Galloway and Richard Eden--Secreted
in a Vessel Loaded with Spirits of Turpentine--Shrouds Prepared
to Prevent being Smoked to Death--Abram a Soldier under Father
Abraham--Senator of North Carolina.


JOHN PETTIFOOT. "One Hundred Dollars Reward" Offered--McHenry
and McCulloch Anxious About John.


EMANUEL T. WHITE. "Would rather Fight than Eat".


THE ESCAPE OF A CHILD FOURTEEN MONTHS OLD. Letter from
"J.B."--Letters from E.L. Stevens ... Great Anxiety and Care.


ESCAPE OF A YOUNG SLAVE MOTHER. Baby, Little Girl and Husband
left Behind--Three Hundred Dollars Reward Offered.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013866898
Publisher:
SAP
Publication date:
12/18/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,115,194
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