Joseph Cornish Escape from Gilpin's Point

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Caroline

Eastern Shore
Gilpin's Point
Description
Enslaved Joseph Cornish escaped on a vessel on the Choptank River from Gilpin's Point. He stopped in Philadelphia and told his story to William Still who recorded it. Still offered him food and rest and sent him to New York and then Canada

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