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Letter from Chauncey Mead to W. W. Baker, November 22, 1883

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W W Baker Esq.<br>
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Hallsboro for Nov 22-1883
Dear Sir<br>
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in reply to yours of the 20 for<br>
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my opinion in regard to<br>
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intimidation being used<br>
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by the white People to prevent<br>
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the Negroes from exercising<br>
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their right of Suffrage in the<br>
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late Election, I will Say that I<br>
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never Saw more freedom exercised<br>
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at the Poles than I Saw at [midlath - undecipherable]<br>
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on the day of Election. Every one!
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both white & Colored, Seemed at
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perfect liberty to vote as they
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pleased. The Election was as
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quiet and orderly as any I
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ever attended [test]
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W W Baker Way
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Dear Sir
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in reply to yours of the 20 for[mer] My opinion in regards to intimidation being used by the white People to prevent the Negroes from exercising their right of Suffrage in the last election, I will Say that I never Saw More freedom exercised at the poles than I Saw at Midlathuan[??] on the day of Election. Every one, both white & colored

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Hallsboro for Nov 22-1883

W W Baker Way Dear Sir in reply to yours of the 20 for[mer] My opinion in regards to intimidation being used by the white People to prevent the Negroes from exercising their right of Suffrage in the last election, I will Say that I never Saw More freedom exercised at the poles than I Saw at Midlathuan[??] on the day of Election. Every one, both white & colored