Everybody Run, the Colonel Has a Gun

Check out this marvelous 1865 letter from a former slave to his former, um, employer, explaining his reservations about renewing their former relationship.

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4 Responses to Everybody Run, the Colonel Has a Gun

  1. Black Bloke May 7, 2009 at 12:32 am #

    That was pretty awesome.

  2. Anon73 May 7, 2009 at 3:19 pm #

    Absolutely amazing. Indeed the best thing I’ve read this week.

  3. Stephan Kinsella May 12, 2009 at 3:38 pm #

    I find it hard to believe this is not a scam, but it sure seems from the context and citations that it’s genuine.

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