H. H. Gillum journal 1865
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  1841 May 7 . Dinah Rollins ALS to Samuel Coues; Portsmouth. (2 pages)
Freed woman requests loan of fifty dollars for one year; "I am about to enter on an important business, which will bring me in a large sum of money but I cannot commence without a considerable sum to set out with." Her master taught her how to earn a living, and that if he had survived, she never would have left his family. Writes that Coues believes that "all colours have an equal right."