Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #21 from Abstracts from William Still's Underground Railroad

Traveler's Names William
Age 25
Description Complexion brown, intellect naturally good, no favorable notions of the peculiar institution
Origin- Town/City
Origin- County
Origin- State Maryland
Destination Canada
Slaveowner's Name
Chapter Title
Page Number 104
Other Travelers Daniel Stanly, Nat Amby, John Scott, Hannah Peters, Henrietta Dobson, Elizabeth Amby, Josiah Stanly, Caroline Stanley, Daniel Stanley, Jr, John Stanley, Miller Stanly
Other Conductors
Additional Names
Method of Travel
Additional Resources
Items in Possession Armed with formidable dirk knife
Full Narrative William is 25, complexion brown, intellect naturally good, with her favoriable notions of the peculiar institution. He was armed with a formidable dirk knife, and declared he would use if attacked, rather than be dragged back to bondage.

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