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Excerpt from a sample of advertisement for The Exiles of Florida:

Excerpt from an advertisement as it appeared in the Political debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, in the celebrated campaign of 1858, in Illinois. published by Follett, Foster And Company (Columbus, Ohio), 1860.

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Sources: The Colored American, April 10, 1841, The North Star, May 12, July 14, 1848, The National Era, February 3, March 9, May 11, 1848, Frederick Douglass’ Paper, November 26, 1852, February 4, November 18, December 2, 1853, November 24, 1854. ©
Part 4, Freedom: Outline  l Images
 Trail Narrative
 + Prologue
 + Background: 1693-1812
 + Early Years: 1812-1832
 + War: 1832-1838
 + Exile: 1838-1850
 - Freedom: 1850-1882
+ Cost of Freedom
+ Liberty Foretold
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The War Power
Lincoln's Choice
Black Militants
+ Liberty Found
 + Legacy & Conclusion


Giddings and the Black Abolitionists

Atlantic Monthly review of Exiles, September 1858

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More on the book’s style, bias, and vision

The Exiles of Florida, complete digital text

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