Keywords: Douglass, Frederick
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1850-08-08 Location: Portland; Rochester Media: Ink on paper
Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.
These included Frederick Douglass, the famous abolitionist of the 19th century, and Ernestine Rose, a feminist and abolitionist who traveled around…