Archives of Maryland
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Frederick Douglass (b. 1818 -  d. 1895)
MSA SC 5496-138000

Fled from slavery, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1838

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Aaron Anthony, with his daughter and his slaves lived in this house.  Douglass last saw his mother here in Aunt Katy's kitchen, where at night he slept in a closet. During the day, he sang for Lucretia Auld who stood in her upstairs, bedroom window and would reward him with treats.
Preston, Dickson J.

Young Frederick Douglass:  The Maryland Years.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press,1980.

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