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Auld, Hugh (b. 1799) to Amy [Anna] Richardson

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07484.04 Author/Creator: Auld, Hugh (b. 1799) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Autograph letter Date: 6 October 1846 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Draft or retained copy of a letter to Anna Richardson, wife of Henry (refer to GLC07484.03). Accepts 150 pounds sterling for the manumission of Frederick Bailey (Frederick Douglass). Will present Richardson's agent with the papers as soon as the agent delivers the Richardsons' money.

People: Auld, Hugh, b. 1799.
Richardson, Anna Atkins, 1806-1892.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Slave Life, Slave Sale, Emancipation, Manumission, African American History, Slavery

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery