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Letter from Frederick Douglass to Elizabeth Mountfort, Aug. 8, 1850

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Letter from Frederick Douglass to Elizabeth Mountfort, Aug. 8, 1850

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Escaped slave and anti-slavery advocate Frederick Douglass wrote to Elizabeth Mountfort, corresponding secretary of the Portland Anti-Slavery Society, concerning the society's invitation for him to lecture before them.

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  • Title: Letter from Frederick Douglass to Elizabeth Mountfort, Aug. 8, 1850
  • Creator: Douglass, Frederick
  • Creation Date: 1850-08-08
  • Subject Date: 1850-08-08
  • Town: Portland, Rochester
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME, NY
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 14, Box 1, Fl. 4
  • Collection: Portland Anti-Slavery Society Papers, 1844-1866
  • Object Type: Text

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