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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Letter from J. M. M'Kim to S. H. Gay]
M’Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Four-page letter from J. M. M'Kim to S. H. Gay detailing the escape of slave [Henry 'Box' Brown] from Richmond [Virginia] to Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] via overland express in a box. M'Kim requests that Gay refrain from publishing the story, and to 'send him on' to Francis Jackson.
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