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

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Nov 22 - 1883
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Walsboro Nov 22 - 1883  
in reply to WW Barkham Bay,
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W W Baker Esq.
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Dear Sir
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in reply to yours of the 20th
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My opinion in regard to
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intimidation being used
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by the white People to prevent
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the Negroes from exercising
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there [sic] right of Suffrage in the
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late Election, I will Say that I
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never Saw more freedom exercised
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at the Poles [sic] than I Saw at Midlothian
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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] i am editing this page
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and the allegations
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made by Norther Papers against the
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White People in regard to
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intimidation, as far as
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My observations have been,
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is entirley [sic] without foundation
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I am Respectfully Yours<br>
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Chauncey Mead<br>
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formeraly [sic] of Illinois<br>
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I heartily endorse the above Israel Wall formaly [sic] of Ashkum Illinois

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Walsboro Nov 22 - 1883 W W Baker Esq. Dear Sir in reply to yours of the 20th My opinion in regard to intimidation being used by the white People to prevent the Negroes from exercising there [sic] right of Suffrage in the late Election, I will Say that I never Saw more freedom exercised at the Poles [sic] 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 [test] i am editing this page and the allegations made by Norther Papers against the White People in regard to intimidation, as far as My observations have been, is entirley [sic] without foundation
I am Respectfully Yours
Chauncey Mead
formeraly [sic] of Illinois
I heartily endorse the above Israel Wall formaly [sic] of Ashkum Illinois