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Frederick Douglass Beyond the United States

Transatlantic Activism and Correspondence

Fionnghuala Sweeney (Newcastle University), External Peer-Reviewer

Adrian S. Wisnicki (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Internal OMV Peer-Reviewing Editor



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Douglass, Frederick. 1846a. Letter to John Scoble. 9 May 1846. Manuscript. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 18, C16/75. Bodleian Library, Oxford. Also see the edition published by One More Voice.

———. 1846b. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave. 2nd ed. Dublin: Webb and Chapman.

———. 1847. “Our Paper and Its Prospects.” The North Star, December 3, 1847.

———. 1881. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, Written by Himself. Hartford, CT: Park.

———. 1888. “Letter to Catherine Impey. 9 July 1888.” Manuscript. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 20, E5/7. Bodleian Library, Oxford. Also see the edition published by One More Voice.

———. (1847) 1999. “Farewell Speech to the British People, at London Tavern, London, England, March 30, 1847.” In Frederick Douglass: Selected Speeches and Writings, edited by Philip S. Foner, abridged and adapted by Yuval Taylor, 54–75. Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books.

———. (1865) 1999. “The Need for Continuing Anti-Slavery Work, Speech at Thirty Second Annual Meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society, May 10, 1865.” In Frederick Douglass: Selected Speeches and Writings, edited by Philip S. Foner, abridged and adapted by Yuval Taylor, 577–80. Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books.

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