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

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Record #4 from Abstracts from William Still's Underground Railroad

Traveler's Names Noah Ennells
Age 19
Description dark, well-proportioned and possessed of a fair average of common sense
Origin- Town/City Cambridge
Origin- County Dorchester
Origin- State Maryland
Destination Canada
Slaveowner's Name "Black-head Bill LeCount"
Chapter Title The Arrivals of a Single Month
Page Number 97-98
Other Travelers William Griffen; Henry Moore; James Camper; Noah Ennells; Levin Parker
Other Conductors
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Full Narrative The great numver of cases to be here noticed forbids more than a brief reference to each passenger. As they arrived in parties, their narratives will be given in due order as found on the book of recrods: William Griffen, Henry Moor; James Camper, Noah Ennells and Levin Parker. This party came from Cambridge, Md. NOAH is only nineteen, quite dark, well-proportioned, and possessed of a fair average of common sense. He was owned by "Black-head Bill LeCoutn" who "folllowed drinking, chewing tobacco, catching 'runaways,' and had a "rough wife," who belonged to the Methodist Church. Left because he "expected everyday to be sold" -- his master being largely in "debt." Brought iwth him a butcher-knife.

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