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The Fugitive Blacksmith

or, Events in the History of James W. C. Pennington

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Published: 1849
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,616 / 87 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.2
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 434
Added to site: 2005.02.22
mnybks.net#: 9695
Genre: Biography
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ore of thy state. He is trying to learn as fast as thee did when here.--W.W."

I hope the reader will pardon me for introducing these extracts. My only apology is, the high gratification I feel in knowing that this family has not only been greatly prospered in health and happiness, but that I am upon the most intimate and pleasant terms with all its members, and that they all still feel a deep and cordial interest in my welfare.

There is another distinguished individual whose sympathy has proved very gratifying to me in my situation--I mean that true friend of the negro, _Gerrit Smith, Esq._ I was well acquainted with the family in which Mr. Smith married in Maryland. My attention has been fixed upon him for the last ten years, for I have felt confident that God had set him apart for some great good to the negro. In a letter dated Peterborough, November 7th, 1848, he says:--

"J.W.C. PENNINGTON,

"Slight as is my personal acquaintance with you, I nevertheless am well acquainted with yo

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