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The life and times of Frederick Douglass, written by himself. :
His early life as a slave, his escape from bondage, and his complete history fot the present time : including his connection with the anti-slavery movements; his labors in Great Britain as well as in his own country; his experience in the conduct of an influential newspaper; his connection with the underground railroad; his relation with John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Raid; his recruiting in the 54th and 55th Mass. Colored Regiment ; his interviews with Presidents Lincoln and Johnson ; his appointment by Gen. Grant to accompany the Santo Domingo Commission ; also to a seat in the Council of the District of Columbia; his appointment as United States Marshal by President R.B. Hayes; also his appointment to be recorder of deeds in Washington by President J.A. Garfield; with many other interesting and important events of his most eventful life; /
with an introduction by George L. Ruffin, of Boston.



Main Author: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.
Related Names: Kinsley, Edward W. 1829-1891, former owner., Robin, Augustus , engraver., Ruffin, George L. 1834-1886.
Language(s): English
Published: ©1881
Hartford, Conn. : Park Publishing Co., 1881.
Subjects: Douglass, Frederick, > Douglass, Frederick, / 1818-1895.
Slavery > Slavery / United States.
Slaves > Slaves / United States > Slaves / United States / Biography.
Plantation life > Plantation life / Maryland > Plantation life / Maryland / History > Plantation life / Maryland / History / 19th century.
Fugitive slaves > Fugitive slaves / Maryland.
Slaves > Slaves / Maryland > Slaves / Maryland / Social conditions.
Antislavery movements > Antislavery movements / United States.
Abolitionists > Abolitionists / United States > Abolitionists / United States / Biography.
African American abolitionists > African American abolitionists / Biography.
Bookplates (Provenance)
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding)
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding)
Antislavery literature.
Slave narratives.
Note: Compare, Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906, 3230.
Frontispiece is portrait of Frederick Douglass engraved by Augustus Robin, N.Y.
"Copyright by Park Publishing Co., 1881."--Verso of title page.
Physical Description: 516 pages, [17] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
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