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date: 23 October 2020

Douglass, Fredericklocked

(c. 1818–1895)
  • Terry Philpot

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Douglass, Frederick (c. 1818–1895), slavery abolitionist, author, and diplomatist, was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, probably in February 1818 (he celebrated his birthday on 14 February, though there was no official registration), on Holme Hill Farm, near Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, one of two sons and four daughters of ...

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