Telegram regarding travel of enslaved African Americans via railroad.

In this June 24, 1862 telegram between a Mr. Young and E. H. Stokes, Young informs Stokes that he has "sent you by train three (3) negroes," which cost $1,800.

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About this Document

  • Citation: Library of Congress, Washington, D. C., Cornelius Chase Papers
  • Date: June 24, 1862