Washington, D. C., July 12, 1857.
DEAR SIR:— Some of our citizens, I am told, lately left here for Philadelphia, three of whom were arrested and brought back.
I beg you will inform me whether two others — (I, whose wife is in Philadelphia, was one of them), ever reached your city. To-morrow morning
Mrs. Weems, with her baby, will start for Philadelphia and see you probably over night.
SOURCE: William Still, The Underground Railroad: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters &c., p. 155