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DescriptionLetter of recommendation for Peter Still written by E.E. Boudinot, who reports that he has known Still for two years and has employed him for “some months past,” together with an added...
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Date Created1855
DescriptionCarter, whose letter was postmarked at Tuscumbia, Alabama, acknowledges the receipt of Peter Still’s letter; relays his amazement that Still’s immediate family is free; sends greetings from...
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DescriptionLetter of introduction for Peter Still written by Stephen A. Chase, which notes, in part, that Still’s tale “unfolds a phase in the history of slavery strongly illustrative of its evils, its...
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Date Created1855
DescriptionMurry Cornealous [?] requests payment this week of a sum promised to him for his troubles on behalf of the letter’s recipient (as the writer needs the money to pay his board); notes that his mother...
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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 Created1857
DescriptionH.P. Ely informs Peter Still that he (Ely) has received a letter from Dillwyn Smith; alludes to a trip to New England by Still to sell books; reports that Smith is suffering financially, apparently as...
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DescriptionFamily record recording the births of fourteen named children to Leven and Charity Still from 1798 to 1821. The document was written all at one time in the same handwriting.
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Date Created1872
DescriptionWilliam Lloyd Garrison thanks William Still for the gift of Still's book on the Underground Railroad; comments on the volume’s presentation and contents, including the perils encountered by escaping...
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Date Created1875
DescriptionWilliam Lloyd Garrison acknowledges the receipt of William Still’s letter requesting a reply by a certain date; reports that there is no possibility of his attending the centennial of the...
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Date Created1854
DescriptionLetter of introduction for Peter Still, written by Horace Greeley, which notes, of the sum required to free Still’s family members, that: “It is robbery to pay it, but inhumanity to refuse.”