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Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) The equality of men before the law, claimed and defended in speeches...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06831 Author/Creator: Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) Place Written: Boston Type: Pamphlet Date: 1865 Pagination: 43 p. 23 x 14.6 cm

Summary of Content: Title continued: "by Hon. William D. Kelley, Wendell Phillips and Frederick Douglass." Lacks original wrappers, stab-stitched. Douglass' speech was made to the annual Anti-Slavery Convention. Blockson Collection 2779. Schomburg 324.15-K. USE WITH CARE.

People: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: African American HistoryReconstructionCivil RightsAfrican American AuthorAbolitionSlavery

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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