REPLY OP FREDERICK DOUGLASS
OF ANACOSTIA, D. C.
TO THE U.G.R.R. CIRCULAR.
CEDAR HILL, ANACOSTIA, D.C, '
Mass. & Mew York [Monroe Co.]
March 27, 1893.
Mr. W. &# Siebert,
My connection with the Underground Railroad began long before I left the South 
and was continued as long as slavery continued,
whether **■ lived in New Bedford, Lynn, or Rochester,
N.Y. In the latter place 1 had as many as eleven
fugitives under my roof at one time.
The route from slavery to freedom, for most
-j of the fugitives, was through Philadelphia, iView
^ York, Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, and thence to
Canada. These fugitives were received In Philadelphia
by William Still, by him sent to New York where
they were cared for by Mr. ^avid Ruggles and afterwards by Mr. Gibbs also of New York, thence to