The Underground Railroad eBook

William Still
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them on with my things, as we are both living together at this time.  Give my love to Mr. Anthony, also to Mr. Ormsted and family.  Dear sir, we both would be very glad for you to attend to this, as we both do stand very much in need of them at this time.  Dear sir, you will oblige me by giving my love to Miss Frances Watkins, and as she said she hoped to be out in the summer, I should like to see her.  I have met with a gentleman here by the name of Mr. Truehart, and he sends his best love to you and your family.  Mr. Truehart desires to know whether you received the letter he sent to you, and if so, answer it as soon as possible.  Please answer this letter as soon as possible.  I must now come to a close by saying that I remain your beloved friend,

    LEWIS COBB.

    The young man who was there that morning, Mr. Robinson, got
    married to that young lady.

    TORONTO, June 2d, 1857.

To MR. WM. STILL—­Dear Sir:—­I received yours dated May 6th, and was extremely happy to hear from you.  You may be surprised that I have not answered you before this, but it was on account of not knowing anything concerning the letter being in the post-office until I was told so by a friend.  The box, of which I had been inquiring, I have received, and am infinitely obliged to you for sending it.  Mr. and Mrs. Renson are living in Hamilton, C.W.  They send their best love to you and your family.  I am at present residing in Toronto, C.W.  Mr. Anthony Loney has gone on to Boston, and is desirous of my coming on to him; and as I have many acquaintances there, I should like to know from you whether it would be advisable or not.  Give, if you please, my best love to your family and accept the same for yourself, and also to Mr. James Ormsted and family.  Tell James Ormsted I would be glad if he would send me a pair of thick, heavy boots, for it rains and hails as often out here in the summer, as it does there in the winter.  Tell him to send No. 9, and anything he thinks will do me good in this cold country.  Please to give to Mr. James Ormsted to give to Mr. Robert Seldon, and tell him to give it to my father.  Mr. and Mrs. Truehart send their love to you and your family.  If the gentleman, Mr. R.S., is not running on the boat now, you can give directions to Ludwill Cobb, in care of Mr. R. Seldon, Richmond, Va.  Tell Mr. Ormsted not to forget my boots and send them by express.  No more at present, but remain yours very truly,

    Please write soon.

    LEWIS COBB.

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PASSENGERS FROM NORTH CAROLINA.

[BY SCHOONER.]

MAJOR LATHAM, WILLIAM WILSON, HENRY GORHAM, WILEY MADDISON, AND ANDREW SHEPHERD.

The above named passengers were delivered into the hands of Thomas Garrett by the Captain who brought them, and were aided and forwarded to the Committee in Philadelphia, as indicated by the subjoined letter: 

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