Correspondence, Volume 2 (Unpublished--To Transcribe)

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Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass, September 16, 1854

Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass, September 16, 1854

Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass. PLSr: Frederick DouglassP, 22 September 1854. Argues for separate schools for blacks in Brooklyn; bemoans the lack of letters from Communipaw [James McCune Smith], Observer [James N. Still], and others.

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Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass, September 23, 1854

Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass, September 23, 1854

Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass. PLSr: Frederick DouglassP, 29 September 1854. Calls on black ministers to take more responsibility in their communities; compares the problems in schools to those of the church.

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Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass, September 29, 1854

Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass, September 29, 1854

Ethiop [William J. Wilson] to Frederick Douglass. PLSr: Frederick DouglassP, 6 October 1854. Defends his arguments, regarding the education of black children, from the attacks of church leaders who argue that blacks should attend white schools.

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F. to Frederick Douglass, December 15, 1854

F. to Frederick Douglass, December 15, 1854

F. to Frederick Douglass. PLIr: Frederick DouglassP, 15 December 1854. Criticizes Douglass's editorial on the Cleveland Convention; claims that it ridicules rather than reasons against it.

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F. to Frederick Douglass, December 22, 1854

F. to Frederick Douglass, December 22, 1854

F. to Frederick Douglass. PLIr: Frederick DouglassP, 22 December 1854. Objects to Douglass's editorial on the Cleveland Convention; claims distinctive terms, such as "black" and "colored" are effects of distinction, not causes of it.

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F. to Frederick Douglass, January 4, 1855

F. to Frederick Douglass, January 4, 1855

F. to Frederick Douglass. PLIr: Frederick DouglassP, 4 January 1855. Defends the recent Emigration Convention.

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Frederick Douglass to Gerrit Smith, December 15, 1854

Frederick Douglass to Gerrit Smith, December 15, 1854

Frederick Douglass to Gerrit Smith. ALS: Gerrit Smith Papers, NSyU. Reports having received copies of Smith's speeches; mentions forthcoming lectures in New England.

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Frederick Douglass to S[amuel] J. May, R. R. Raymond, R. W. Pease, November 29, 1854

Frederick Douglass to S[amuel] J. May, R. R. Raymond, R. W. Pease, November 29, 1854

Frederick Douglass to S[amuel] J. May, R. R. Raymond, R. W. Pease. ALS. Anti-Slavery Collection, MB. Suggests a date of 11 December for Douglass’s lecture in Syracuse, New York.

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Frederick Douglass to [Charles H. Plummer], January 9, 1855

Frederick Douglass to [Charles H. Plummer], January 9, 1855

Frederick Douglass to [Charles H. Plummer]. ALS: L.S. Alexander Gumby Collection of Negroiana, NNC. Informs him of the planned meeting of "Mr. Marshall," a former slave, who will be speaking in Taunton, Massachusetts.

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G. P. I. to Frederick Douglass, January 1855

G. P. I. to Frederick Douglass, January 1855

G. P. I. to Frederick Douglass. PLIr: Frederick DouglassP, 19 January 1855. Comments on George T. Downing's defense of the practice of withholding black lecturers' names from course lists because of pecuniary damages.

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