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Date Created1855
DescriptionKate Pickard notes that she has not heard from Peter Still for some time and that she would like to; states that, per his brother’s letter, questions regarding Still’s parents were apparently...
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DescriptionKate Pickard acknowledges the receipt of Peter Still’s letter; relays news that she has received from her sister Julia in Alabama, including concerning his enslaved wife, sons and their owner; and...
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DescriptionKate Pickard acknowledges receiving Peter Still’s letter; relates information from her sister Julia, in Tuscumbia or vicinity, regarding a Dr. Hargraves and a Judge Weakley there who are sympathetic...
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Date Created1854
DescriptionKate Pickard acknowledges the receipt of Peter Still’s letter; consoles Still regarding news that he has received relating to the price for freeing his enslaved family; relays family news (e.g., of...
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DescriptionKate Pickard acknowledges the receipt of Peter Still’s letter; rejoices that Still's family is now free and encourages him to thank God for the same; advises that his children should pursue...
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Date Created1856
DescriptionKate Pickard informs Peter Still that the book she has written about his life and family is finally out; describes the physical appearance of a copy of the volume that she recently obtained when she...
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Date Created1856
DescriptionWriting for his wife, D.L. Pickard informs Peter Still that arrangements for publication of the book about Still and his family “have been made with Wm. T. Hamilton, book merchant of Syracuse”;...
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Date Created1855
DescriptionThe Rev. Samuel J. May reports his thoughts on the subject of a publisher for Mrs. Pickard’s book on Peter Still and his family, together with his reasons for suggesting the Syracuse firm of L.W....
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DescriptionKate Pickard expresses her delight at seeing Peter Still and at his freedom from slavery; relates her knowledge of Still (his circumstances, character and abilities) when she taught in Alabama at the...
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Date Created1861
DescriptionCatharine Still acknowledges the receipt of a letter from her father (Peter Still); comments on the cold weather, including as a reason for not visiting Mrs. Pickard; notes that she will enclose a...