Digital Bookshelf: Letters and Diaries
Joseph C. Bustill to William Still , May 31, 1856, reprinted in William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872), 218.
Here Joseph Bustill refers to four adult runaways and two children escaping on the Underground Railroad from Harrisburg to Philadelphia (probably by the actual 2pm train).
HARRISBURG, May 31st, 1856.
WM. STILL, N. 5th St.:-I have sent via at two o'clock four large and two small hams.
Jos. C. BUSTILL.
Citation for this page
"Joseph C. Bustill to William Still, May 31, 1856," Underground Railroad Digital Classroom, Dickinson College, 2008, http://housedivided.dickinson.edu/ugrr/letter_may1856.htm.