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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
			

18       LIFE OF CHARLES A. GARLICK.

that famous raid of the slaveholders or kidnappers on
that September day, 1847. My friends want me to
write a history of the underground railway; and as
that was one of the important events, I desire to get
all the information I can.
  Do you recollect John Rohner, a German boy, who
lived with us at that time? He died four years ago,
a rich banker. But 53 years is a long time and
many changes can take place. That country around
Mars has been a great oil field and has changed the
appearance of everything.
  I have written about all my eyes will permit to do
at once, so I will close. Hoping to hear from you
further and soon. I am
                 Very truly your friend,
                         KENNEDY MARSHALL.
  P.S. How do you get to Jefferson? On what
railroad is it and about how far from Warren, Ohio
I may go out next spring. My father died Nov. 1,
1880, aged 81 years.                       K.M.


123 SOUTH ST., PAINESVILLE, OHIO, JULY 15, 1899.
MR. C. A. GARLICK,
     Dear Friend: Your welcome letter and picture
we received with pleasure   I think it was very
thoughtful of you to remember us with a picture of
the "Old House," and more than that to favor us with
your presence with hat in hand standing by the "Old




			
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