FREDERICK DOUGLASS SIGNED DOCUMENT
DOUGLASS, FREDERICK (1818-1895) American abolitionist, editor, orator, author and statesman. Partly-printed Document Signed “Fredk Douglass,” in ink, on the docketing panel of a 3 page “Deed” for a land transfer, between Joseph C. Hornblower and James M. Johnston, in his capacity as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia.
AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY HENRY CLAY ~~ ESTABLISHED BY HIM AND OTHERS FOR THE RESETTLEMENT OF FREED SLAVES TO LIBERIA
CLAY, HENRY. (1777-1852). American statesman; major promoter of the Missouri Compromise (1820) and the Compromise of 1850, both efforts to shield the American union from sectional discord over slavery. Scarce, Partially-Printed Document Signed, “H. Clay” as president of the society. November 27, 1841. One page, heavy paper stock, oblong folio. [approx 7 ½ x 12 inches].
“STRIKE BUT HEAR” — A SCARCE LETTER FROM THE PEN OF THE AMERCIAN EDUCATIONAL REFORMER, HORACE MANN, ABOUT AN ARTICLE SUBMITTED TO HIS JOURNAL
MANN, HORACE. (1796-1859). American educational reformer; slavery abolitionist; Whig politician elected to the United States House of Representatives (1848–1853); President of Antioch College. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Horace Mann”. 1 ¼ pages, quarto. West Newton, Massachusetts. November 24, 1846.