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

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Record #5 from Abstracts from William Still's Underground Railroad

Traveler's Names Levin Parker
Age 22
Description short built, medium size and well colored
Origin- Town/City Cambridge
Origin- County Dorchester
Origin- State Maryland
Destination Canada
Slaveowner's Name Lawrence G. Colson
Chapter Title The Arrivals of a Single Month
Page Number 98
Other Travelers William Griffen; Henry Moore; James Camper; Noah Ennells; Levin Parker
Other Conductors
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Full Narrative The great number 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. LEVIN is twenty-two, rather short built, medium size, and well colored. He fled from Lawrence G Colson, "a very bad man, fond of drinking, great to fight and swear and hard to please. His mistress was"real rough, very bad, worse than he was as 'fur' as she could be." Having been stinted with food and clothing and worked hard, as the apology offered by Levin for running off.

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