Stephen Douglas' Friends

Title

Stephen Douglas' Friends

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Stephen Douglas' friends seeking information of him because they think he might have hurt himself.

Source

Frederick Douglass' Paper (Rochester, NY)

Date

May 5, 1854

Coverage

Chicago, IL
Washington, DC

Contributor

Chris Byrd

Transcription

The following advertisement appears in the Grand River Record:—

INFORMATION WANTED—Of ''Stephen Arnold
Douglas'', late resident of Chicago, Ill.,
who left his home for Washington city in
November. [indecipherable] heard from, he was
in that city try[indecipherable]. If any
of the officers [?] [indecipherable] give any information
as to the whereabouts, and will
leave the intelligence of the office of the
National Era, it will be a great relief to his
afflicted friends, who greatly fear he has done
away with himself.

State

Illinois
Washington, DC

Files

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Citation

“Stephen Douglas' Friends,” Information Wanted Ad, Frederick Douglass' Paper (Rochester, NY), May 5, 1854, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 6, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1000.

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