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DescriptionWilliam Still inquires about Peter Still’s progress toward freeing his family members from slavery, including whether or not their owner Mr. McKeirnon [sic] has agreed to lower the price asked to...
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Date Created1853-1854
DescriptionMemo book kept by Peter Still (and written in by others) that: records sums of from 20 dollars to 1,055 dollars collected, in approximately 20 locations in New York, Maine, New Hampshire,...
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DescriptionWilliam Still relates that he has been too busy to visit Peter Still; notes why Peter has presumably not visited Philadelphia; comments that Peter's family truly is interested in his desire to...
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Date Created1853
DescriptionNathan Durfee, assuming that a total of 3,500 dollars is required to free Peter Still’s enslaved family, offers to pay 600 dollars to him, once that is the remaining sum which Still requires,...
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Date Created1850-08-07
DescriptionWilliam Still relates the story of Peter Freedman [Peter Still] coming to William Still's office in Philadelphia to learn how to locate relatives; notes the writer's realization and amazement that...
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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...
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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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DescriptionFletcher Webster (the son of Daniel Webster) endorses Peter Still and his purpose and agrees to contribute to his cause both monetarily and through his testimony.
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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...