tions that he wrote a series of articles on "The Underground" back in June 1914. To get this mater¬ ial I would have to go to their reference room and ask for the bo\md volumes and I would be allowed to copy it. It might take quite a while and I might not be able to do it. I might have to hire someone to copy it. Tills we couldn't do without proper recompense* I am not trying to beg a job fsat that is our rule If you care to have it done let me know* In the meantime f^illiam [Lewis] may be able to give you enough information* I am enclosing a typed copy of the material from Hidtoidc Abington* In the meantime I wll continue my search*
Ethelyn D. Keese (Mrs* Poster D.) Secretary
(From Historic Abington  By Alfred Twining.
I wrote two lengthy articles some years ago on "The Underground Railroad," Waverly or Abington be¬ ing a station. Prior to President Lincoln* s emanci¬ pation proclamation, slave-owners or their agents could capture or legally take runaway slaves in any part of the United States* If the slaves in their flight could reach Canada, they were free from pur¬ suit* "The Underground Railway," was really an "under¬ ground railway" of hiaman hearts and hands which pro-