Extract from Frederick Douglass’s Address in Richmond

It was, Virginia, your own Thomas Jefferson that taught me that all men are created equal.

Published in John W. Blassingame and John R. McKivigan, eds., Frederick Douglass Papers: Series One, Speeches, Debates, and Interviews (New Haven, 1979–1992), 4:307.
Author
Frederick Douglass
Date Range
Date
July 24, 1872
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
Frederick Douglass Papers