1879 St. Petersburg to Alexander M. Ross, Montreal


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3.05.1879 -> 29.05.1879 -> 31.05.1879 St. Petersburg to Montreal, Canada. New York, USA transit.
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Letter to Alexander Milton Ross (December 13, 1832 – October 27, 1897). Ross was a Canadian botanist, naturalist, physician, abolitionist and anti-vaccination activist. He is best known as an agent for the secret Underground Railroad slave escape network, known in that organization and among slaves as “The Birdman” for his preferred cover story as an ornithologist.


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SKU: 1879-5-3-St.Peter-Montreal