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Article on Douglass: Sketches From The Diary of His Life

When Frederick Douglass died, newspapers wrote glowing accounts of his efforts to abolish slavery (among other things).

This article, online via the Library of Congress, extols Douglass speaking ability:

Late Mr. Douglass.

Sketches from the Diary of His Life.

Possessed of a Wonderful Oratorical Power, His Services in Behalf of the Overthrow of Black Slavery Were Invaluable.

Click on the image for a greatly expanded, clearly legible read.


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Text image of news articles, online courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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