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

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Walsboro Nov 22 - 1883
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Bob Barker
W W Baker Esq.
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my opinion in regard to  
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
 
intimidation being used
 
by the white People to prevent
 
by the white People to prevent
 
the Negroes from exercising
 
the Negroes from exercising
there [sic] right of Suffrage in the
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their right of Suffrage in the
late Election, I will Say that I
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late Election, I will say that I
 
never Saw more freedom exercised
 
never Saw more freedom exercised
at the Poles [sic] than I Saw at Midlothian
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at the Poles than I Saw at Midlothian
 
on the day of Election. Every one!  
 
on the day of Election. Every one!  
 
both white & Colored, Seemed at
 
both white & Colored, Seemed at
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quiet and orderly as any I
 
quiet and orderly as any I
 
ever attended [test] i am editing this page
 
ever attended [test] i am editing this page
and the allegations  
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and the allegations made by _
made by Norther Papers against the  
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_ against the white people in regard
White People in regard to  
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to intimidation, as far as my
intimidation, as far as
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observations have been, is entirely
My observations have been,
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without foundation<br>
is entirley [sic] without foundation
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I am Respectfully yours<br>
<br>
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I am Respectfully Yours<br>
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Chauncey Mead<br>
 
Chauncey Mead<br>
formeraly [sic] of Illinois<br>
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formeraly of Illinois<br>
 
I heartily endorse the above Israel Wall formaly [sic] of Ashkum Illinois
 
I heartily endorse the above Israel Wall formaly [sic] of Ashkum Illinois

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Bob Barker my opinion in regard to intimidation being used by the white People to prevent the Negroes from exercising their 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 [test] i am editing this page and the allegations made by _ _ against the white people in regard to intimidation, as far as my observations have been, is entirely without foundation
I am Respectfully yours
Chauncey Mead
formeraly of Illinois
I heartily endorse the above Israel Wall formaly [sic] of Ashkum Illinois