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Life, Including His Escape and Struggle for Liberty, of Charles A. Garlick, Born a Slave in Old Virginia, Who Secured his Freedom by Running Away from his Master's Farm in 1843
			

16       LIFE OF CHARLES A. FARLICK.

  Thanking you for remembering me as one who has
done something to destroy negro slavery.
             I am very truly yours,
                               RALPH PLUMB


                BUTLER, PENN., Nov. 23, 1900.
CHAS. GARLICK, ESQ.,
    My Dear Sir: Your letter of the 19th. inst.
came to hand on time. To say I was delighted to
hear from you would be to put it too mildly.  I never
expected to hear from you again, although I have of-
ten thought of and spoken about you.
  I never will forget the 10th of September, 1847,
when you made the great run for brother James
down past Mr. Gilliland's to our house and gave the
notice that the slaveholders were coming.
  Joshua Marshall, James' son, who was but a few
days old then, is an old man now, married and lives
on the south end of the old farm. They have no
children. James first wife died, he married a second
time, a girl from Crawford Co.  She died in 1872
and left four children who live at Mars and are doing
well
  James died Jan. 1st., 1873; my sister Esther, just
older than me, died in 1875; she was married and
lived in Illinois.  My mother died in May, 1876; my
oldest sister, Nancy, married to Andrew Barr, died
in 1878. She left two boys and girl. The boys
are doctors and are doing well.  My sisters Jane and




			
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