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

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Hallsboro V<span style="text-decoration: underline;">a</span> Nov 22 - 1883
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W W Baker Esq
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Dear Sir/madam
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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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there 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 Midlothian<br/>
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on the day of Election. Every one,<br/>
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both white & Colored, Seemed at<br/>
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perfect liberty to Vote as they<br/>
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pleased. The Election was as<br/>
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quiet and orderly as any I<br/>
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ever attended.

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Hallsboro Va Nov 22 - 1883

W W Baker Esq

Dear Sir/madam

in reply to yours of the 20 for
My opinion in regard to
intimidation being used
by the white People to prevent
the Negroes from Exercising
there right of Suffrage in the
late Election, I will Say. That I
never Saw more freedom exercised
at the Poles than I saw at Midlothian
on the day of Election. Every one,
both white & Colored, Seemed at
perfect liberty to Vote as they
pleased. The Election was as
quiet and orderly as any I
ever attended.