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

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Bob Barker
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Hallsboro for Nov 22-1883
my opinion in regard to  
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intimidation being used
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W W Baker Way
by the white People to prevent
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Dear Sir
the Negroes from exercising
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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
their 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 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 made by _
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_ against the white people in regard
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to intimidation, as far as my
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observations have been, is entirely
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without foundation<br>
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I am Respectfully yours<br>
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Chauncey Mead<br>
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formeraly of Illinois<br>
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I heartily endorse the above Israel Wall formaly [sic] of Ashkum Illinois
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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