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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08365 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Book signed Date: 1847 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Inscribed: "From his sincere friend." To N. B. Spooner.

People: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American AuthorAfrican American HistorySlavery

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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