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].
ABOLITIONIST JOHN BROWN ~~ WRITES TO HIS BROTHER TO ASSESS HIS LAND HOLDINGS IN OHIO
BROWN, JOHN. (1800-1859). American abolitionist. Scarce, early, Autograph Letter Signed, “John Brown”. One full page, quarto. Boston, June 3, 1839.