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TransAtlantic - 1845-46: Freeman Summary & Analysis

Colum McCann
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The next chapter is 1845-46: Freeman. The story drops back in time and the setting is Ireland. Fredrick Douglass as a renowned spokesman, although he is still technically an escaped slave. He is speaking out against slavery and oppression. He is in Dublin, Ireland, raising money for the fight against slavery in America. When he arrives on the ship, he unloads his own trunk because he's not accustomed to having other people do things for him. He arrives at the home of Mr. Webb, his Irish publisher. The footman struggles with Douglass's trunk because he has a special set of weights in the trunk.

Douglass arrives in Dublin at the home of his host, Mr. Webb, who is the man who publishes Douglass's books in Ireland. Douglass has a nap in the afternoon and wakes at dinner time. He recalls his trip across...

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