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Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) [Resignation as the Director and President of the Freedom Manufacturing Company]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08948.01 Author/Creator: Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note signed Date: circa 1893 Pagination: 1 p. ; 14 x 23.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Addressed to the companies Board of Directors. Accompanied by an (unrelated) engraving of Douglass by Augustus Robin of New York (see GLC08948.02).

People: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Progressive EraAfrican American HistoryBlack AuthorBusiness and Finance

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