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The Worm Ouroboros

E. R. Eddison


The Haunted Bookshop

Christopher Morely


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

A. Conan Doyle


The Secret Doctrine, Volume II Anthropogenesis

H. P. Blavatsky


Life and times of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass

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LIFE AND TIMES

OP

Frederick Douglass

WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.

His Early Liee As A Slave, His Escape Erom Bondage,

AND

His Complete Histoey To The Peesent Time,

INCLUDING

HIS CONNECTION WITH THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT ; HIS LABORS IN GREAT BRITAIN
AS -WELL AS IN HIS OWN COUNTRY; HIS EXPERIENCE IN THE CONDUCT OF AN
INFLUENTIAL NEWSPAPER; HIS CONNECTION WITH THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD;
HIS RELATIONS WITH JOHN BROWN AND THE HARPER'S FERRY RAID; HIS
RECRUITING THE 54tii AND 55th MASS. COLORED REGIMENTS; HIS INTER-
VIEWS WITH PRESIDENTS LINCOLN AND JOHNSON; HIS APPOINTMENT
BY GEN. GRANT TO ACCOMPANY THE SANTO DOMINGO COMMISSION-
ALSO TO A SEAT IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA;
HIS APPOINTMENT AS UNITED STATES MARSHAL BY PRESIDENT
R. B.HAYES; ALSO HIS APPOINTMENT TO BE RECORDER OF
DEEDS IN WASHINGTON BY PRESIDENT J. A. GARFIELD;
WITH MANY OTHER INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT
EVENTS OF HIS MOST EVENTFUL LIFE;

WITH

An Introduction By Mr. George L. Kuitin,

OF BOSTON.

HARTFORD, COM.:
PARK PUBLISHING

GEO. M. KEWELL & CO., Cleveland, O.; J. S. GOODMAN *
PHILLIPS & HUNT, San Francisco, C;.
1382.

10.

11.

PAGE.

Portrait Of The Author On Steel, . . . Face title.

The Last Time He Saw His Mother, . . .36

Whipping Of Old Barney, . . . . .70

Gore Shooting Denby, . . . . .79

Mrs. Auld Teaching Ttim To Read, . . .94

Found In The Woods By Sandy, . . .166

Driven To Jail For Running Away, . . . 208

His Present Home In Washington, . . . 243

At The Wharf In Newport, .... 254

Fighting The Mob Ln Indiana, .... 285
Portrait Of John Brown, .... 335

12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

Portrait Of Wm. Lloyd Garrison, . . .403

Portrait Of Wendell Phillips, .... 461
Portrait Of Charles Sumner, .... 497
Commissioners To Santo Domingo, . . . . 503

Marshal At President Garfield's Inauguration, . 521
Revisits His Old Home, ..... 545

Portrait Of Abraham Lincoln On Steel, . . 599

INTRODUCTION".

JUST what this country has in store to benefit or to startle the world in the future, no tongue can tell. We know full well the wonderful things which have occurred or have been accomplished here in the past, but the still more wonderful things which we may well say will happen in the centuries of development which lie before us, is vain conjecture; it lies in the domain of speculation.


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