Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Frederick Douglass (b. 1818 -  d. 1895)
MSA SC 5496-13800
Fled from slavery, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1838

Sources:


Archival Sources -

Board of Health, Certificate of Death, Record No. 34070, DC Archives and Office of Public Records.

District of Columbia,  Record of Marriages, DC Archives and Office of Public Records

District of Columbia Record of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death, Record No. 100624, DC Archives and Office of Public Records.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Mary A. Dodge Collection) Ledger A, 1794-1826, [MSA SC 564]

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Mrs. Howard V. Hall Collection) box 1, folder 2, October 25, 1845 and November 13, 1846, [MSA SC 163].

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Mrs. Howard V. Hall Collection)  Box 1, folder 4, October 04, 1857, [MSA SC 163].

Register of Wills (Wills), Liber L.G.W. 38, Folio 52, DC Archives and Office of Public Records.

TALBOT COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Distributions) JP D, i, folio 59 [MSA C1860-7]. Distribution of slaves owned by Captain Aaron Anthony, October 22, 1827.

TALBOT COUNTY COURT (Land Records) JP 60, 1846-1847, folio 35-36 [MSA CE 90-63].

TALBOT COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) 1827, folio 9 [MSA C 1872-35]. Inventory of the estate of Captain Aaron Anthony, January 13, 1827.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) Hugh Auld, p.37, 1830, BC, page 37a & 37b [MSA SM 61-83].


Books -

Brugger, Robert J.  Maryland: A Middle Temperament 1634-1980. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.

Douglass, Frederick. My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I. Life as a Slave. Part II. Life as a Freeman. New York: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855.

McFeely, William S. Frederick Douglass.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.,1991.

Preston, Dickson J.  Young Frederick Douglass:  The Maryland Years.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Quarles, Benjamin.  Frederick Douglass: Challenge and Response, a Speech Delivered at the First Frederick Douglass Memorial Lecture at Morgan State University,
    February 14, 1967.  Baltimore: Morgan State University,1997.

Sprague, Rosetta Douglass. "Anna Murray Douglass: My Mother as I Recall Her," The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 1923): 93-101.


Newspapers & Journals-

White, Richard H. "'The Spirit of Hate' and Frederick Douglass."  Civil War History (March 2000), 41.

"Frederick Douglass" Maryland Republican and State Capital Advertiser, June 20, 1874, page 3. Maryland State Archives Special Collections [MSA SC 2945].


Internet Sources-

Douglass, Frederick. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. Boston: De Wolfe & Fiske Co., 1892.  University of North Carolina Docmenting the American South
    Project: http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/dougl92/menu.html



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