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STILL'S
UNDERGROUND RAIL ROAD RECORDS,

REVISED EDITION.
(Previously Published in 1879 with title: The Underground Railroad)
WITH A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.
NARRATING
THE HARDSHIPS, HAIRBREADTH ESCAPES AND DEATH STRUGGLES
OF THE
SLAVES
IN THEIR EFFORTS FOR FREEDOM.
TOGETHER WITH
SKETCHES OF SOME OF THE EMINENT FRIENDS OF FREEDOM, AND
MOST LIBERAL AIDERS AND ADVISERS OF THE ROAD
BY
WILLIAM STILL,
For many years connected with the Anti-Slavery Office in Philadelphia, and Chairman of the Acting
Vigilant Committee of the Philadelphia Branch of the Underground Rail Road.

Illustrated with 70 Fine Engravings by Bensell, Schell and Others,
and Portraits from Photographs from Life.

Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant that has escaped from his master unto thee. - Deut. xxiii 16.

SOLD ONLY BY SUBSCRIPTION.

PHILADELPHIA:
WILLIAM STILL, PUBLISHER
244 SOUTH TWELFTH STREET.
1886

  PREFACE
    PAGE

ILLUSTRATIONS.

THE AUTHOR FRONTISPIECE
PETER STILL - "THE KIDNAPPED AND THE RANSOMED" 37
CHARITY STILL TWICE ESCAPED FROM SLAVERY 37
DESPERATE CONFLICT IN A BARN 50
DEATH OF ROMULUS HALL 53
RESURRECTION OF HENRY BOX BROWN 83
RESCUE OF JANE JOHNSON AND HER CHILDREN 88
PASSMORE WILLIAMSON 95
JANE JOHNSON 95
ESCAPING FROM PORTSMOUTH, VA 98
TWENTY-EIGHT FUGITIVE ESCAPING FROM EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND 102
ESCAPING FROM ALABAMA ON TOP OF A CAR 107
CROSSING THE RIVER ON HORSEBACK IN THE NIGHT 121
A BOLD STROKE FOR FREEDOM - CONTEST WITH FIRE-ARMS 125
ABRAM GALLOWAY 150
THE MAYOR AND POLICE OF NORFOLK SEARCHING CAPTAIN FOUNTAIN'S SCHOONER 167
MARIA WEEMS ESCAPING AS JO WRIGHT 183
JOHN HENRY HILL 191
ESCAPE OF HEZEKIAH HILL 200
JAMES (BROTHER OF JOHN HENRY HILL 202

FROM VIRGINIA, MARYLAND AND DELAWARE - ARCHER BARLOW, alias EMIT ROBINS

203
SAMUEL BUSH alias WILLIAM OBLEBEE 204
JOHN SPENCER and HIS SON WILLIAM, and JAMES ALBERT 204
HETTY SCOTT alias MARGARET DUNCANS and DAUGHTER PRISCILLA 205
ROBERT FISHER 206
HANSEL WAPLES 207
ROSE ANNA TONNELL alias MARIA HYDE 207
MARY ENNIS alias LUCIA HEMMIN 207
"SAM," "ISAAC," "PERRY," "CHARLES," and "GREEN" 208
GREEN MODOCK 210
FROM RICHMOND AND NORFOLK, VA.
 - WILLIAM B. WHITE, SUSAN BROOKS and WILLIAM HENRY ATKINS STOWED AWAY IN THE STEAMSHIP CITY OF RICHMOND.
211
SUSAN BROOKS 212
WILLIAM HENRY ATKINS 213
FOUR ARRIVALS
 - Charlotte and Harriet Escape in Deep Mourning
 - Master in the Same Car Hunting for Them, Sees Them, But Does Not Know them
 - White Lady and Child with a Colored Coachman, Traveling
 - Three "Likely" Young Men from Baltimore
 - "Four Large and Two Small Hams"
 - Police Officer Imparting Information at the Anti-Slavery Office
 - U. G. R. R. Passengers Traveling with Their Masters' Horses and Carriages
 - "Break Down"
 - Conflict with White Men
 - Six Passengers Riding Two Horses, &c.
214
DRY-GOODS MERCHANT SEARCHING THE CARS 215
ESCAPE WITH A LADY, AS HER COACHMAN, WITH MASTER'S HORSE AND CARRIAGE 216
SIX ON TWO HORSES 220
FROM VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, DELAWARE, NORTH CAROLINA, WASHINGTON, D. C., and SOUTH CAROLINA.
 - JAMES BURRELL - 224
 - DANIEL WIGGINS alias DANIEL ROBINSON - 224
 - WM. ROBINSON alias THOS. HARRED - 225
 - EDWARD PEADEN, and Wife HARRIET, and Sister CELIA - 226
 - WILLIAM DAVIS - 226
 - ALEXANDER BOGGS, - 226
 - JOHN BROWN, alias JACOB WILLIAMS, - 227
 - SAMUEL SLATER, - 227
 - HARRISON BELL and Daughter, HARRIET ANN, - 228
 - DANIEL DAVIS, alias DAVID SMITH, - 228
 - REUBEN BOWLES, alias CUNNIGAN, - 228
 - ADAM NICHOLSON, alias JOHN WYNCOOP - 228
 - JAMES STEWART, alias WILLIAM JACKSON, - 229
 - HARRIET HALEY alias ANN RICHARDSON, - 229
 - ELIZABETH HALEY alias SARAH RICHARDSON - 229
 - BENJ. DUNCANS alias GEORGE SCOTT, - 230
 - MOSES WINES, - 230
 - SARAH SMITH, alias MILDRETH PAGE, - 231
 - LUCY GARRETT alias JULIA WOOD, - 231
 - ELLEN FORMAN, alias ELIZABETH YOUNG,  - 232
 - WM. WOODEN, alias WM. NELSON, - 232
 - JAMES EDWARD HANDY, alias DENNIS CANNON, - 232
 - HARRIET DELANY alias SMART STANLEY - 233
 - JAMES HENRY BLACKSON, - 233
 - GEORGE FREELAND - 233
 - MILES WHITE,  - 234
 - LOUISA CLAYTON,
 - LEWIS SNOWDEN alias LEWIS WILLIAM,
 - WM. JOHNSON,
 - JOHN HALL alias JOHN SIMPSON - 234
 
CHARLES GILBERT 235
UP A TREE 237
   
SAMUEL GREEN SENTENCED TO THE PENITENTIARY FOR TEN YEARS FOR HAVING A COPY OF "UNCLE TOM'S CABIN" IN HIS HOUSE 250
LEAR GREEN ESCAPING IN A CHEST 283
ESCAPE OF ELEVEN PASSENGERS FROM MARYLAND IN TWO CARRIAGES 302
THE CHRISTIANA TRAGEDY 351
WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT 368
MEMBERS OF THE ACTING COMMITTEE:  
     N. W. DEPEE 400
     JACOB C. WHITE 400
     CHARLES WISE 400
     EDWIN H. COATES 400
KNIFING HIS VICTIM 423
LIVING IN A HOLLOW TREE 424
     "  IN A CAVE 425
A NARROW ESCAPE 453
SUSPENDED BY THE HANDS WITH BLOCK AND TACKLE 470
CROSSING THE BAY 482
BREAKING HIM IN 495
MOTHER ESCAPING WITH SEVEN CHILDREN 512
FIGHT IN CHESAPEAKE BAY 528
JOHN W. DUNGEE 542
MARY MILBURN (SECRETED IN A BOX) 558
HEAVY WEIGHTS - ARRIVAL OF A PARTY AT LEAGUE ISLAND 560
DANIEL GIBBONS 642
LUCRETIA MOTT 649
JAMES MILLER McKIM 654
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON 665

SKETCHES AND PORTRAITS OF STATION-MASTERS, PROMINENT ANTI-SLAVERY MEN, AND SUPPORTERS OF THE U. G. R. R.

     ABIGAIL GOODWIN 622
     THOMAS GARRETT 622
     DANIEL GIBBONS 622
     LUCRETIA MOTT 622
     J. MILLER M'KIM 658a
     WILLIAM H. FURNESS 658a
     WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON 658a
     LEWIS TAPPAN 658a
     ELIJAH F. PENNYPACKER
     WILLIAM WRIGHT
     DR. BARTHOLOMEW FUSSELL
     ROBERT PURVIS
betw. 690-691
     JOHN HUNN 720
     SAMUEL RHOADS 720
     WILLIAM WHIPPER 720
     SAMUEL D. BURRIS 720
     CHARLES D. CLEVELAND 724
     GRACE ANNE LEWIS 748
     MRS. FRANCES E. W. HARPER 748
     JOHN NEEDLES 748


CONTENTS

LIFE OF THE AUTHOR - STARTED - NOT FINISHED
 
1
SETH CONKLIN
 
23
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD LETTERS.
From Thomas Garrett - G. A. Lewis - E. L. Stevens - Sydney Howard Gay - John Henry Hill - J. Bigelow - 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.
 
39
WILLIAM BOX PEEL JONES
Came boxed up via Erricson line of Steamers
 
46  - FINISHED
WESLEY HARRIS ALIAS ROBERT JACKSON, CRAVEN MATTERSON AND TWO BROTHERS
 
48  - FINISHED
UNDERGROUND RAIL ROAD RECORD
 
48  - FINISHED
CLARISSA DAVIS
Arrived in Male Attire
 
60  - FINISHED
ANTHONY BLOW ALIAS HENRY LEVISON
Secreted Ten Months - Eight days on the Steamship City of Richmond bound for Philadelphia
 
61  - FINISHED
PERRY JOHNSON OF ELKTON, MARYLAND
Eye knocked out

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

 
64  - FINISHED
JOHN HENRY CAMP
Sold, the day he escaped, for Fourteen Hundred Dollars - Slave Trader loses his Bargain

 
66  - FINISHED
SHERIDAN FORD
Secreted in the Woods - Escapes in a Steamer

 
67  - FINISHED
JOSEPH KNEELAND ALIAS JOSEPH HULSON
Young Master had a "Malignant Spirit"

 
68  - FINISHED
EX-PRESIDENT TYLER'S HOUSEHOLD LOSES AN ARISTOCRATIC ARTICLE
 
69  - FINISHED
EDWARD MORGAN, HENRY JOHNSON, JAMES AND STEPHEN BUTLER
 -
"Two Thousand Dollars Reward" offered
 
70  - FINISHED
HENRY PREDO
 - Daniel Hughes, Thomas Elliott, and five others betrayed into Dover Jail
 
72  - FINISHED
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
 
74  - FINISHED
GEORGE SOLOMON, DANIEL NEALL, BENJAMIN R. FLETCHER AND MARIA DORSEY
 
79  - FINISHED
HENRY BOX BROWN
Arrived by Adams Express
 
81  - FINISHED
TRIAL OF THE EMANCIPATORS OF COL. J. H. WHEELER'S SLAVES, JANE JOHNSON AND HER TWO LITTLE BOYS.
 
85  - FINISHED
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
 
97  - FINISHED
A SLAVE GIRL'S NARRATIVE
 - Cordelia Loney, Slave of Mrs. Joseph Caheill, (widow of the late Hon, Joseph Caheill of Virginia) - Cordelia's Escape from her Mistress in Philadelphia
 
112  - FINISHED
ARRIVAL OF JACKSON, ISAAC AND EDMONDSON TURNER FROM PETERSBURG:
 -
Touching Scene on Meeting their Old Blind Father at the U. G. R. R. Depot
 
117  - FINISHED
ROBERT BROWN ALIAS THOMAS JONES
Crossing the River on Horseback in the Night
 
121  - FINISHED
ANTHONY LONEY ALIAS WILLIAM ARMSTEAD AND CORNELIUS SCOTT
 
122  - FINISHED
SAMUEL WILLIAMS ALIAS JOHN WILLIAMS
 
123  - FINISHED
BARNABY GRIGBY ALIAS JOHN BOYER AND MARY ELIZABETH, HIS WIFE, FRANK WANZER ALIAS ROBERT SCOTT, EMILY FOSTER ALIAS ANN WOOD
 
124  - FINISHED
WILLIAM JORDAN ALIAS WILLIAM PRICE
 
129  - FINISHED
JOSEPH GRANT AND JOHN SPEAKS
Two Passengers via Liverpool
 
132  - FINISHED
WILLIAM N. TAYLOR
"One Hundred Dollars Reward"
 
134  - FINISHED
LOUISA BROWN, JACOB WATERS, AND ALFRED GOULDEN
 
135  - FINISHED
JACOB WATERS AND ALFRED GOULDEN.
 
135  - FINISHED
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
 
136  - FINISHED
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
 
137  - FINISHED
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND
Jeremiah W. Smith and wife Julia
 
141  - FINISHED
EIGHT ARRIVALS
James Massey, Perry Henry Trusty, George Rhoads, James Rhoads, George Washington, Sarah Elizabeth Rhoads, and Child, Mary Elizabeth Stevenson
 
143  - FINISHED
CHARLES THOMPSON,
Carrier of "The National American"
 
146  - FINISHED
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
 
150  - FINISHED
JOHN PETTIFOOT
"One Hundred Dollars Reward" Offered - McHenry and McCulloch Anxious About John
 
153  - FINISHED
EMANUEL T. WHITE
"Would rather Fight than Eat"
 
154  - FINISHED
THE ESCAPE OF A CHILD FOURTEEN MONTHS OLD
Letter from "J. B." - Letters from E. L. Stevens - Great Anxiety and Care
 
155  - FINISHED
ESCAPE OF A YOUNG SLAVE MOTHER
Baby, Little Girl and Husband left Behind - Three Hundred Dollars Reward Offered
 
157  - FINISHED
SAMUEL W. JOHNSON
Arrival from the Richmond Daily Dispatch Office - "Uncle Tom's Cabin" turned Sam's Brain - Affecting Letters
 
158  - FINISHED
FAMILY FROM BALTIMORE
Stephen Amos alias Henry Johnson, Harriet alias Mary Jane Johnson, and their four children, Ann Rebecca, William H., Elizabeth and Mary Ellen
 
160  - FINISHED
ELIJAH HILTON
From Richmond - "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" offered by R. J. Christian - Grateful letter from Canada
 
161  - FINISHED
SOLOMON BROWN
Arrived per City of Richmond - Letter from Canada containing expressions of Gratitude.
 
163  - FINISHED
WILLIAM HOGG ALIAS JOHN SMITH
Traveler from Maryland - William was much troubled about his Wife left behind - Letter from Canada
 
164  - FINISHED
TWO FEMALE PASSENGERS FROM MARYLAND
Ann Johnson and Lavina Woolfely Sold - Out of the Frying Pan into the Fire
 
164  - FINISHED
CAPTAIN F. AND THE MAYOR OF NORFOLK
Twenty-one Passengers secreted in Captain Fountain's Boat - Mayor and Posse of Officers on the Boat searching for U. G. R. R. Passengers
 
165  - FINISHED
ARRIVALS FROM DIFFERENT PLACES
Matilda Mahoney - Dr. J. W. Pennington's Brother and Sons - Great Adventure to deliver a Lover
W
172 - PARTIAL
THREE FUGITIVE SLAVES ARRESTED IN NEW YORK, AND GIVEN UP TO THEIR OWNERS
 
175 - FINISHED
THE FUGITIVE SLAVES IN BALTIMORE.
 
176 - FINISHED
FLEEING GIRL OF FIFTEEN IN MALE ATTIRE
Ann Maria Weems alias Joe Wright - Great Triumph - Arrival on Thanksgiving Day - Interesting letters from J. Bigelow
 

 

177 - FINISHED
PORTRAIT of MARIA WEEMS ESCAPING in MALE ATTIRE
 
betw. 182 & 183
PORTRAIT of JOHN HENRY HILL
 
betw. 188 & 189
FIVE YEARS AND ONE MONTH SECRETED

 - ESCAPE of JOHN HENRY HILL from the SLAVE AUCTION in RICHMOND, on the FIRST DAY of JANUARY, 1853

189- FINISHED
THE ESCAPE OF HEZEKIAH HILL
 - (Uncle of JOHN HENRY HILL)
200 - NOT STARTED
FROM VIRGINIA, MARYLAND AND DELAWARE
Archer Barlow, alias Emet Robins - Samuel Bush alias William Oblebee - John Spencer and his son William, and James Albert - Robert Fisher - NATHAN HARRIS - Hansel Waples - Rosanna Tonnell, alias Maria Hyde - Mary Ennis alias Lucia Hemmit and two Children - Lydia and Louisa Caroline
 
203 - NOT STARTED
SAM, ISAAC, PERRY, CHARLES AND GREEN
"One Thousand Dollars Reward"
 
208 - NOT STARTED
FROM RICHMOND AND NORFOLK, VA.
William B. White, Susan Brooks, and Wm. Henry Atkinson
 
211 - NOT STARTED
FOUR ARRIVALS
Charlotte and Harriet escape in deep Mourning - White Lady and Child with a Colored Coachman - Three likely Young Men from Baltimore - Four large and two Small Hams - U. G. R. R. Passengers Travelling with their Master's Horses and Carriage - Six Passengers on two Horses, etc.
 
214 - NOT STARTED
FROM VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, DELAWARE, NORTH CAROLINA, WASHINGTON, D. C. AND SOUTH CAROLINA
 
223 - NOT STARTED
CHARLES GILBERT
Fleeing from Davis, a Negro Trader - Secreted under a Hotel - Up a Tree - Under a Floor - In a Thicket - On a Steamer
 
235 - NOT STARTED
LIBERTY OR DEATH
Jim Bowlegs alias Bill Paul
 
240 - NOT STARTED
SALT-WATER FUGITIVE
 
242 - NOT STARTED
SAMUEL GREEN ALIAS WESLEY KINNARD
Ten Years in the Penitentiary for having a Copy of Uncle Tom's Cabin in his House
 
246 - NOT STARTED
AN IRISH GIRL'S DEVOTION FROM FREEDOM
In Love with a Slave - Gets him off to Canada - Follows him - Marriage &c.
 
250 - NOT STARTED
"SAM" NIXON ALIAS DR. THOMAS BAYNE
The Escape of a Dentist on the U. G. R. R., &c.
 
254
SUNDRY ARRIVALS.
From Loudoun County, Va., Norfolk, Baltimore, Md., Petersburg, Va. &c.
 
259
HEAVY REWARD
"Two Thousand Six Hundred Dollars Reward" Offered
 
272
SLAVE-TRADER HALL IS FOILED
Robert McCoy alias William Donar, and Elizabeth Sanders, arrived per steamer
 
274 - STARTED
THE PROTECTION OF SLAVE PROPERTY IN VIRGINIA.
A Bill providing additional Protection for the Slave Property of Citizens of this Commonwealth
 
277
ESCAPING IN A CHEST
"One Hundred and fifty Dollars Reward" - Lear Green
 
281
ISAAC WILLIAMS, HENRY BANKS AND KIT NICKLESS
 
284
ARRIVAL OF FIVE FROM THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND
Cyrus Mitchell alias John Steel, Joshua Handy alias Hambleton Hamby, Charles Dutton alias William Robinson, Ephraim Hudson alias John Spry, Francis Molock
 
286
SUNDRY ARRIVALS ABOUT AUGUST 1ST, 1855
Francis Hilliard and Others
 
287
DEEP FURROWS ON THE BACK
Thomas Madden
 
294
PETER MATHEWS ALIAS SAMUEL SPARROWS
"I might as well be in the Penitentiary as in Slavery."
 
295
"MOSES" ARRIVES WITH SIX PASSENGERS
 
296
ESCAPED FROM "A WORTHLESS SOT."
John Atkinson
 
299
WILLIAM BUTCHER ALIAS Wm. T. MITCHELL
"He was abuseful"
 
300
"WHITE ENOUGH TO PASS"
 
301
ESCAPING WITH MASTER'S CARRIAGES AND HORSES
Harriet Shephard, and her five Children with five other Passengers
 
302
EIGHT AND A HALF MONTHS SECRETED
Washington Somlor alias James Moore
 
304
ARTHUR FOWLER ALIAS BENJAMIN JOHNSON
 
305
SUNDRY ARRIVALS
About the 1st of June, 1855 - Emory Roberts and others
 
305
SUNDRY ARRIVALS ABOUT JANUARY 1ST, 1855
Verenea Mercer and others
 
309
SLAVE-HOLDER IN MARYLAND WITH THREE COLORED WIVES.
James Griffin alias Tomas Brown
 
314  - FINISHED
CAPTAIN F. ARRIVES WITH NINE PASSENGERS
Names of Passengers
 
316  - FINISHED
OWEN AND OTHO TAYLOR'S FLIGHT WITH HORSES, &c.
 
320  - FINISHED
HEAVY REWARD.
Three Hundred Dollars Reward - "Tom" gone

 
324  - FINISHED
CAPT. F. ARRIVES WITH FOURTEEN "PRIME ARTICLES" ON BOARD  
 
325  - FINISHED
SUNDRY ARRIVALS, LATTER PART OF DECEMBER, 1855, AND BEGINNING OF JANUARY, 1856.
JOSEPH CORNISH, Dorchester Co., Md.; LEWIS FRANCIS, alias LEWIS JOHNSON, Harford Co., Md.; ALEXANDER MUNSON, Chestertown, Md.; SAMUEL, and ANN SCOTT, Cecil Cross-Roads, Md.; WM. HENRY LAMINSON, Del.;  ISAAC STOUT, alias GEORGE WASHINGTON, CAROLINE GRAVES, Md.; HENRY and ELIZA WASHINGTON, Alexandria, Va.; HENRY CHAMBERS, JOHN CHAMERS, SAMUEL FALL and THOMAS ANDERSON, Md. 
 
334  - FINISHED
PART OF THE ARRIVALS IN DECEMBER, 1855
Thomas J. Gooseberry and others
 
339  - FINISHED
THE FUGITIVE SLAVE BILL OF 1850
"An Act Respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons Escaping form the Services of their Masters."

 
343  - FINISHED
THE SLAVE HUNTING TRAGEDY IN LANCASTER COUNTY, IN SEPTEMBER, 1851.
"Treason at Christiana"

 
348  - FINISHED
THE LAW OF TREASON, AS LAID DOWN BY JUDGE KANE 
 
358  - FINISHED
WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT
Female Slave in Male Attire, fleeing as a Planter, with her Husband as her Body Servant
 
368  - FINISHED
ARRIVALS FROM RICHMOND
Lewis Cobb and Nancy Brister
 
377  - FINISHED
PASSENGERS FROM NORTH CAROLINA [BY SCHOOLER.]
Major Latham, William Wilson, Henry Goram, Wiley Madison, and Andrew Shepherd.
 
379  - FINISHED
THOMAS CLINTON, SAUNEY PRY AND BENJAMIN DUCKET.
Passed over the U. G. R. R. in the Fall of 1856
 
382  - FINISHED
ARRIVALS IN APRIL, 1856
Charles Hall and others
 
383  - FINISHED
FIVE FROM GEORGETOWN CROSS-ROADS
Mother and Child from Norfolk, Va., &c.
 
386 - PARTIAL
PASSENGERS FROM MARYLAND
 - William Henry MOODY, RELINDA BIVANS, &c.
 
388
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 -
390
ARRIVAL FROM WASHINGTON, D. C., &c. 1857
 - George Carroll, Randolph Branson, John Clagart and William Royan
 
391
ARRIVAL FROM UNIONVILLE, 1857
 - Israel Todd and Bazil Aldridge
 
392
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1857
 - Ordee Lee and Richard J. Booce
 
393
ARRIVAL FROM CAMBRIDGE, 1857.
 
- Silas Long and Solomon Light - "The Mother of Twelve Children" - Old Jane Davis
 
394
BENJAMIN ROSS AND HIS WIFE HARRIET
 
- Fled from Caroline County, Eastern Shore of Maryland, June, 1857
 
395
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1857
 - WILLIAM JACKSON
 
396
ARRIVAL FROM DELAWARE, 1857
 
- JOHN WRIGHT AND WIFE, ELIZABETH ANN, AND CHARLES CONNOR
THE WIFE'S STATEMENT
 
397
ARRIVAL FROM ALEXANDRIA, IN 1857
 - OSCAR D. BALL, AND MONTGOMERY GRAHAM
[PORTRAITS OF N. W. DEPEE  AND JACOB C. WHITE, CHARLES WISE, Treasurer & EDWIN H. COATES - MEMBERS OF THE ACTING COMMITTEE]
 
399  - FINISHED
ARRIVAL FROM UNIONVILLE, 1857
- CAROLINE ALDRIDGE AND JOHN WOOD
 
401
ARRIVAL FROM NEW ORLEANS, 1857
 
- JAMES CONNER, SHOT IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE BODY
ANOTHER SLAVE HUNT IN PHILADELPHIA
 
403
ARRIVAL FROM WASHINGTON, D. C.
 -
HARRISON CARY
 
406
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1857
 -
JOE ELLIS
 
408
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 -
CHRISTOPHER GREEN AND WIFE, ANN MARIA, and SON NATHAN
 
409
ARRIVAL FROM GEORGETOWN CROSS-ROADS, 1857
 -
LEEDS WRIGHT and ABRAM TILISON
 
410
ARRIVAL FROM ALEXANDRIA
 -
WILLIAM TRIPLETT and THOMAS HARPER
 
410
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 -
HARRY WISE
 
411
ARRIVAL FROM NORFOLK, VA.
 -
ABRAM WOODERS
 
412
ARRIVAL FROM WASHINGTON, D. C.
 -
GEORGE JOHNSON, THOMAS and ADAM SMITH
 
413
FOUR ABLE BODIED "ARTICLES" IN ONE ARRIVAL, 1857
 -
EDWARD, AND JOSEPH HAINES, THOMAS HARRIS, and JAMES SHELDON.
 - FOUR ABLE-BODIED "ARTICLES" IN ONE ARRIVAL, 1857.

 
414
ARRIVAL FROM ARLINGTON, MD., 1857
 -
JOHN ALEXANDER BUTLER, WILLIAM HENRY HIPKINS, JOHN HENRY MOORE AND GEORGE HILL
 
416
FIVE PASSENGERS, 1847
 -
ELIZA JANE JOHNSON, HARRIET STEWART, AND HER DAUGHTER MARY ELIZA, WILLIAM COLE, and HANSON HALL.
 
418
ARRIVAL FROM HOWARD COUNTY, MD. 1857
 -
BILL COLE and HANSON.
 
419
ARRIVAL FROM PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD.
 -
"JIM BELLE."
 
420
ARRIVAL FROM RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY, 1857
 -
PASCAL QUANTENCE.
 
421
ARRIVAL FROM NORTH CAROLINA, 1857
 -
HARRY GRIMES, GEORGE UPSHER, AND EDWARD LEWIS
 - FEET SLIT FOR RUNNING AWAY, FLOGGED, STABBED, STAYED IN THE HOLLOW OF A BIG POPLAR TREE, VISITED BY A SNAKE ABODE IN A CAVE. (with illustrations)
 
422
ALFRED HOLLON, GEORGE AND CHARLES N. RODGERS
 
427
ARRIVAL FROM KENT COUNTY, 1857
 - SAMUEL BENTON, JOHN ALEXANDER, JAMES HENRY, and SAMUEL TURNER
 
429
ARRIVAL FROM BALTIMORE COUNTY, 1857
 -
ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
 
429
MARY COOPER AND MOSES ARMSTEAD, 1857
 
430
ARRIVAL FROM NEAR WASHINGTON, D. C.
 - J
OHN JOHNSON and LAWRENCE THORNTON
 
430
HON. L. McLANE'S PROPERTY, SOON AFTER HIS DEATH, TRAVELS VIA THE UNDERGROUND RAIL ROAD - WILLIAM KNIGHT, ESQ. LOSES A SUPERIOR "ARTICLE."
 
431
ARRIVAL FROM HARFORD COUNTY, 1857
 -
JOHN MYERS
 
434
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1857
 -
WILLIAM LEE, SUSAN JANE BOILE and AMARIAN LUCRETIA RISTER
 
434
ARRIVAL FROM NORFOLK, VA., 1857
 -
WILLIAM LEE, SUSAN JANE, AMARIAN

ARRIVAL FROM NORFOLK, VA. 1857
 -
WILLIAM CARNEY and ANDREW ALLEN
 
435
ARRIVAL FROM HOOPESVILLE, MD., 1857
 -
JAMES CAIN, "GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON," and ANNA PERRY
 
437
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1857
 -
GEORGE RUSSELL and JAMES HENRY THOMPSON
 
439
ARRIVAL FROM QUEEN ANN COUNTY, 1858
 -
CATHARINE JONES AND SON HENRY, ETNA ELIZABETH DAUPHUS, and GEORGE NELSON WASHINGTON
 
440
ARRIVAL FROM BALTIMORE DUNWOODY COUNTY, 1858
 -
ELIJAH BISHOP AND WILLIAM WILLIAMSON

ARRIVAL FROM DUNWOODY COUNTY, 1858
 -
DARIUS HARRIS
 

441
ARRIVAL FROM ALEXANDRIA, VA., 1857
 -
TOWNSEND DERRIX.
 
442
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1858
 -
EDWARD CARROLL
 
443
ARRIVAL FROM PETERSBURG, 1858
 -
JAMES MASON,
 
444
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 -
ROBERT CARR
 
444
ARRIVAL OF A PARTY OF SIX, 1858
 -
PLYMOUTH CANNON, HORATIO WILKINSON, LEMUEL MITCHELL, JOSIAH MITCHE, GEORGE HENRY BALLARD, and JOHN MITCHELL
 
445
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1858
 -
EBENEZER ALLISON

ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1858
-
JOHN THOMPSON CARR, ANN MOUNTAIN AND CHILD, and WILLIAM BOWLER
 
449 - NOT STARTED
ARRIVAL FROM BALTIMORE, 1858
 -
ROBERTA TAYLOR
 
450
ARRIVAL FROM HIGHTSTOWN, 1858
 -
ROBERT THOMPSON (A PREACHER)
 
451
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1858
 -
ALFRED S. THORNTON
 
452
ARRIVAL FROM BELLEAIR
 -
JULIUS SMITH, WIFE MARY, and BOY JAMES, HENRY and EDWARD SMITH, and JACK CHRISTY.
 
454
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1858
 -
JOHN WESLEY COMBASH, JACOB TAYLOR, AND THOMAS EDWARD SKINNER
 
455
ARRIVAL FROM NEW MARKET, 1858.
 -
ELIJAH SHAW
 
 
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1858
 -
MARY FRANCES MELVIN, ELIZA HENDERSON, and NANCY GRANTHAM.
 
459
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1858
 -
ORLANDO J. HUNT
 
461
ARRIVAL FROM NORFOLK, VA. 1858
 -
WILLIAM MACKEY
 
462
ARRIVAL FROM NEAR BALTIMORE, 1858
 -
HENRY TUCKER
 
462
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1858
 -
PETER NELSON (RESEMBLED AN IRISHMAN)
 
463
ARRIVAL FROM WASHINGTON, 1858
 -
MARY JONES and SUSAN BELL
 
463
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1858
 -
WILLIAM CARPENTER
 
464
ARRIVAL FROM THE OLD DOMINION
 -
NINE VERY FINE "ARTICLES," LEW JONES, OSCAR PAYNE, MOSE WOOD, DAVE DIGGS, JACK, HEN, and BILL DADE, and JOE BALL.
 
465
ARRIVAL FROM DELAWARE, 1858
 -
GEORGE LAWS AND COMRAD - TIED AND HOISTED WITH BLOCK AND TACKLE, TO BE COWHIDED.
 
470
ARRIVAL FROM DELAWARE, 1858
 -
JOHN WEEMS, Alias JACK HERRING
 
471
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1858
 - RUTH HARPER, GEORGE ROBINSON, PRISCILLA GARDENER, and JOSHUA JOHN ANDERSON
 
472
ARRIVAL FROM NORTH CAROLINA AND DELAWARE
 - "DICK BEESLEY," MURRAY YOUNG and CHARLES ANDREW BOLDEN
 
473
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 - JOHN JANNEY, TALBOT JOHNSON, SAM GROSS, PETER GROSS, JAMES HENRY JACKSON, and SAME WHITE
 
474
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 - BIRTH-DAY PRESENT FROM THOMAS GARRETT
 
476
ARRIVAL FROM THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 1858
 - REBECCA JACKSON AND DAUGHTER, and ROBERT SHORTER
 
477
ARRIVAL FROM HONEY BROOK TOWNSHIP, 1858
 - FRANK CAMPBELL
 
478
ARRIVAL FROM ALEXANDRIA, VA., 1858
 - RICHARD BAYNE, CARTER DOWLING and BENJAMIN TAYLOR
 
478
ARRIVAL FROM THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT
 - HANSON WILLIAMS, NACE SHAW, GUSTA YOUNG, and DANIEL M'NORTON SMITH
 
480
CROSSING THE BAY IN A SKIFF
 - WILLIAM THOMAS COPE, JOHN BOICE GREY, HENRY BOICE AND ISAAC WHITE
 
481
ARRIVAL FROM KENT COUNTY, MD., 1858
 - ASBURY IRWIN, EPHRAIM ENNIS, and LYDIA ANN JOHNS.
 
485
ARRIVAL FROM WASHINGTON, 1858
 - JOSEPHINE ROBINSON
 
486
ARRIVAL FROM CECIL COUNTY, 1858
 - ROBERT JOHNS and HIS WIFE "SUE ANN"
 
486
ARRIVAL FROM GEORGETOWN, D. C. 1858
 - PERRY CLEXTON, JIM BANKS and CHARLES NOLE
 
487
ARRIVAL FROM SUSSEX COUNTY, 1858
 - JACOB BLOCKSON, GEORGE ALLIGOOD, JIM ALLIGOOD, and GEORGE LEWIS
 
488
SUNDRY ARRIVALS IN 1859
 - SARAH ANN MILLS, Boonsborough; CAROLINE GASSWAY, Mt. Airy; LEVIN HOLDEN, Lauel; WILLIAM JAMES CONNER, with his wife, child, and four brothers; JAMES LAZARUS, Delaware; RICHARD WILLIAMS, Richmond, Virginia; SYDNEY HOPKINS and HENRY WHEELER, Havre de Grace.
 
491
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1859
 - CORNELIUS HENRY JOHNSON.  FACE CANADA-WARD FOR YEARS.
 
493
ARRIVAL FROM DELAWARE, 1858
 - THEOPHILUS COLLINS, ANDREW JACKSON BOYCE, HANDY BURTON and ROBERT JACKSON.
 - A DESPERATE, BLOODY STRUGGLE, GUN, KNIFE and FIRE SHOVEL, USED BY AN INFURIATED MASTER.
 
495
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1859
 - STEPNEY BROWN.
 
497
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1859
 - JIM KELL, CHARLES HEATH, WILLIAM CARLISLE, CHARLES RINGGOLD, THOMAS MAXWELL, and SAMUEL SMITH.
 
499
SUNDRY ARRIVALS, 1859
 - JOHN EDWARD LEE, JOHN HILLIS, CHARLES ROSS, JAMES RYAN, WILLIAM JOHNSTON, EDWARD WOOD, CORNELIUS FULLER and HIS WIFE HARRIET, JOHN PINKET, ANSAL CANNON, and JAMES BROWN.
 
500
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1859
 - JAMES BROWN
 
502
ARRIVAL FROM DELAWARE, 1859
 - EDWARD, JOHN, and CHARLES HALL.
 
502
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1859
 - JAMES TAYLOR, ALBERT GROSS, and JOHN GRINAGE
 
503
SUNDRY ARRIVALS FROM MARYLAND, 1859 - AND OTHER PLACES
 - JAMES ANDY WILKINS, and WIFE LUCINDA, with their little boy, CHARLES, CHARLES HENRY GROSS, A WOMAN with her TWO CHILDREN - one in her arms - JOHN BROWN, JOHN ROACH, and wife LAMBY, and HENRY SMALLWOOD
 
504
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1859
 - HENRY JONES and TURNER FOSTER
 
506
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 - TWO YOUNG MOTHERS, EACH WITH BABES IN THEIR ARMS - ANNA ELIZABETH YOUNG and SARAH JANE BELL - WHIPPED TILL THE BLOOD FLOWED
 
507
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
 - JOHN WESLEY SMITH, ROBERT MURRAY, SUSAN STEWART, and JOSEPHINE SMITH
 
508
SUNDRY ARRIVALS FROM MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA
 - HENRY FIELDS, CHARLES RINGGOLD, WILLIAM RINGGOLD, ISAAC NEWTON and JOSEPH THOMAS
 
509
ARRIVAL FROM SEAFORD, MD., 1859
 - ROBERT BELL and TWO OTHERS
 
511
ARRIVAL FROM TAPS NECK, MD., 1859
 - LEWIS WILSON, JOHN WATERS, ALFRED EDWARDS and WILLIAM QUINN.
 
511
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1859
 - ANN MARIA JACKSON AND HER SEVEN CHILDREN - MARY ANN, WILLIAM HENRY, FRANCES SABRINA, WILHELMINA, JOHN EDWIN, EBENEZER THOMAS, AND WILLIAM ALBERT
 
512
SUNDRY ARRIVALS FROM VIRGINIA, MARYLAND AND DELAWARE
 - LEWIS LEE, ENOCH DAVIS, JOHN BROWN, THOMAS EDWARD DIXON, and WILLIAM OLIVER
 
514
ARRIVAL FROM DIFFERENT POINTS
 - JACOB BROWN, JAMES HARRIS, BENJAMIN PINEY, JOHN SMITH, ANDREW JACKSON, WILLIAM HUGHES, WESLEY WILLIAMS, ROSANNA JOHNSON, JOHN SMALLWOOD, and HENRY TOWNSEND
 
516
SUNDRY ARRIVALS FROM MARYLAND, 1860
 - WILLIAM CHION AND HIS WIFE, EMMA, EVAN GRAFF, AND FOUR OTHERS (POLLY POOL, LUKE GOINES, HENSON KELLY & STAFFORD SMITH)
 
519
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1860
 - JENNY BUCHANAN.
 
521
ARRIVAL FROM BALTIMORE, 1860
 - WILLIAM BROWN, and JAMES HENSON
 
523
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 - PHILIP STANTON, RANDOLPH NICHOLS, and THOMAS DOUGLASS.
 
524  - FINISHED
ARRIVAL FROM FREDERICKSBURG, 1860
 - HENRY TUDLE AND WIFE, MARY WILLIAMS
 
525  - FINISHED
SUNDRY ARRIVALS FROM MARYLAND, 1860
 - SAM ARCHER, LEWIS PECK, DAVID EDWARDS, EDWARD CASTING, JOE HENRY, GEORGE and ALBERT WHITE, JOSEPH C. JOHNSON, DAVID SNIVELY, and HENRY DUNMORE.
 
526
CROSSING THE BAY IN A BATTEAU
 - SHARP CONTEST WITH PURSUERS ON WATER.  FUTITIVES VICTORIOUS
(Includes THOMAS SIPPLE, and his wife Mary Ann, HENRY BURKETT, and Elizabeth, his wife, JOHN PURNELL, and HALE BURTON.) w/ illustration
 
528
ARRIVAL FROM DORCHESTER COUNTY, 1860
 - HARRIET TUBMAN'S LAST "TRIP" TO MARYLAND
 
530
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND, 1860
 - JERRY MILLS, AND WIFE, DIANA, SON, CORNELIUS, AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MARGARET, AND SUSAN
 
532
TWELVE MONTHS IN THE WOODS, 1860
 - HENRY COTTON
 
532
ARRIVAL FROM MARYLAND
 - WILLIAM PIERCE
 
533
A SLAVE CATCHER CAUGHT IN HIS OWN TRAP
 - GEORGE F. ALBERTI PERSONATED BY A MEMBER OF THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE
 - A LADY FRIGHTENED BY A PLACARD
 
534
TO WHOM IT MIGHT CONCERN
 - BEWARE OF SLAVE CATCHERS
 
535
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1858
- HENRY LANGHORN alias WM. SCOTT
 
536
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND, 1859
 - MILES ROBINSON
 
539
ARRIVAL FROM RICHMOND
 - JOHN WILLIAM DUNGY, BROUGHT A PASS FROM EX. GOV. GREGORY
W/ PORTRAIT
 
541
"AUNT HANNAH MOORE."
 
547
KIDNAPPING OF RACHEL AND ELIZABETH PARKER - MURDER OF JOSEPH C. MILLER, IN 1851 AND 1852
 
551
ARRIVAL FROM VIRGINIA, 1854
 - TUCKER WHITE
 
555
ARRIVAL FROM NORFOLK
 - MARY MILLBURN, alias LOUISA F. JONES, ESCAPED IN MALE ATTIRE
 W/ PORTRAIT
 
558
ARRIVAL OF FIFTEEN FROM NORFOLK, VIRGINIA
 - PER SCHOONER - TWICE SEARCHED - LANDED AT LEAGUE ISLAND
 
559
DRAWING OF HEAVY WEIGHTS - ARRIVAL OF A PARTY AT LEAGUE ISLAND
 
betw. 560 & 561
THE CASE OF EUPHEMIA WILLIAMS
 - CLAIMED AS A FUGITIVE SLAVE UNDER THE FUGITIVE SLAVE-LAW AFTER HAVING LIVED IN PENNSYLVANIA FOR MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS.
 
566
HELPERS AND SYMPATHIZERS AT HOME AND ABROAD - INTERESTING LETTERS
 
584
PAMPHLET AND LETTERS
 - FROM MRS. ANNA H. RICHARDSON, OF NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND
 
593
LETTERS TO THE WRITER
 
603
WOMAN ESCAPING IN A BOX, 1857
 - SHE WAS SPEECHLESS
 
608
ORGANIZATION OF THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE
 - MEETING TO FORM A VIGILANCE COMMITTEE
 
610


PORTRAITS AND SKETCHES
 

 
ESTHER MOORE
 - DEATH OF A NOBLE WOMAN
 
613  - FINISHED
ABIGAIL GOODWIN
 
617 - PARTIAL
PORTRAITS of Abigail Goodwin, Thomas Garrett, Daniel Gibbons & Lucretia Mott
 
betw. 622 & 623
THOMAS GARRETT - PARTIALLY FINISHED - 2/26/2016
 - FUNERAL SERVICE ON SATURDAY
 - THE TRIAL OF THE CASES, 1848
 - FOUR OF GOD'S POOR
 
623 - PARTIAL
DANIEL GIBBONS
 
642
LUCRETIA MOTT
 
649
JAMES MILLER McKIM
 
654
PORTRAITS of J. Miller McKim, Rev. William H. Furness, William Lloyd Garrison & Lewis Tappan
 
betw. 658 & 659
WILLIAM H. FURNESS, D. D.
 
659
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
 
665
LEWIS TAPPAN
 
680
ELIJAH F. PENNYPACKER
 
688
PORTRAITS of Elijah F. Pennypacker, William Wright, Dr. Bartholomew Fussell & Robert Purvis
 
betw. 688 & 691
WILLIAM WRIGHT
 - MEMORIAL
 
691
DR. BARTHOLOMEW FUSSELL
 
695
THOMAS SHIPLEY
 
698
ROBERT PURVIS
 
711
JOHN HUNN
 
712
PORTRAITS of John Hunn, Samuel Rhoads, William Whipper & Samuel D. Burrs
 
betw. 718 & 719
SAMUEL RHOADS
 
719 - not started
GEORGE CORSON
 
721 - not started
CHARLES D. CLEVELAND
 
723 - not started
WILLIAM WHIPPER
 
735 - not started
ISAAC T. HOPPER
 
740 - not started
SAMUEL D. BURRIS
 
746  - FINISHED
MARIANN, GRACE ANNA, AND ELIZABETH R. LEWIS
 
748 - PARTIAL
PORTRAITS of Grace Anne Lewis, Mrs. Francis E. W. Harper & John Needles
 
betw.748 & 749
CUNNINGHAM'S RACHE
 
753 - PARTIAL
FRANCES ELLEN WATKINS HARPER
 
755 - PARTIAL
INDEX   - FINISHED

 

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