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date: 16 October 2019

Whitfield, James Monroelocked

(10 April 1822–23 April 1871)
  • Johnnella E. Butler

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Whitfield, James Monroe (10 April 1822–23 April 1871), African-American poet, abolitionist, and emigrationist, was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, the son of parents whose names are unknown. Little else is known of his family except that he had a sister, a wife, two sons, and a daughter....

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