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Frederick Douglass : the orator

Author: James Monroe Gregory
Publisher: New York : T.Y. Crowell, 1971, ©1893.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Apollo edView all editions and formats

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Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Monroe Gregory
OCLC Number: 428006474
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Springfield, Mass. : Willey Company, ©1893.
"An account of his life; his eminent public services; his brilliant career as orator; selections from his speeches and writings."
"A biography with selections from his celebrated speeches and writings"--Cover.
Description: 309 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Birth and early life ; Escape from slavery --
Career as an anti-slavery agitator ; First visit to Great Britain --
Editor of the "North star" --
Connection with John Brown --
Second visit to England ; The war of the rebellion --
Continued literary efforts ; Freedmen's bank ; Official career in Washington ; Visit to his old Maryland home --
Banquet in recognition of his public services ; The Douglass in his hall --
Visit abroad ; Return home and reception ; Minister resident and Consul General to Hayti. As orator and writer --
Extracts from his speeches and lectures --
Members of the Douglass Family --
His home ; personal traits and characteristics --
Death of Frederick Douglass and funeral services at Washington, D.C. --
Obsequies at Rochester, N.Y. --
Obituary tributes.
Responsibility: by James M. Gregory ; with an introduction by W.S. Scarborough.


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