Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
About This Item
- Title: Letter from Frederick Douglass to Elizabeth Mountfort, Aug. 8, 1851
- Creator: Frederick Douglass
- Creation Date: 1851-08-08
- Subject Date: 1851-08-08
- Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Rochester, NY
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 14, Box 1/4
- Collection: Portland Anti-Slavery Society records
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Antislavery movements--Maine--Portland
- Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895--Correspondence
- Lectures and lecturing
- Mountfort, Elizabeth, 1806-1876--Correspondence
- Portland Anti-Slavery Society--Records and correspondence
- Speeches, addresses, etc.
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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