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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

1818 - 1895

American Author, Orator, Philosopher, Freedom-Fighter, and Statesman lived here 1846.

"My part has been to tell the story of the slave."

1846 was recently after his escape from slavery and he was in the U.K. because he was subject to arrest in the U.S.  He went on in his life to do much more in addition to telling the story of the slave.

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