Former slave (1818–1895) who lent his eloquent, powerful voice to the abolitionist movement. Manuscript DS, signed “Fred’k Douglass,” one page, 3 x 7.75, December 18, 1885. The docketing panel of an official bill of sale for a land transaction between Jesse D. B. Peters and W. S. Deardorff. Crisply signed by Douglass as recorder of deeds. Nicely double-matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size of 14.5 x 14. In fine condition, with expected document wear and light toning. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.
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