How did ex-slave's letter to master come to be?

Jul 14, 2012 Full story: WHIO

The photograph, scratched and undated, is captioned "Brother Jordan Anderson." He is a middle-aged black man with a long beard and a righteous stare, as if he were a preacher locking eyes with a sinner, or a judge about to dispatch a thief to the gallows.

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sigp220

Cleveland, OH

#1 Jul 16, 2012
I read the story and still love to hear more...very interesting
Gun Nut

Sardinia, OH

#2 Jul 16, 2012
Call me suspicious, because it was dictated by him to a nice white abolishionist writer, a lot of this so-called "oral" history being unrecorded mystery. Still, a nice factional story that entertains if not explains to those of us who have brains.
Library Lover

Dayton, OH

#3 Jul 17, 2012
No, don't call me a racist or get pissed, but add me to this suspicious list; and my some-people-say and everybody-knows sources always seem to agree with me and say exactly what I want them to say, by the way.

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