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Felix Holbrook

Felix Holbrook

American slave
Felix Holbrook
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Intro American slave
Is Slave
From United States of America
Gender male
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Felix Holbrook was a free black activist living in Boston during the late 1800s. He placed an ad in a Boston newspaper asking for his freedom, and those who would aid him would be taking an honorable position against those trying to enslave them. Holbrook said that he understood colonialist's desire for political and religious freedom. He requested a position where he could earn the money to buy his freedom and return to Africa. His intention was to obtain his freedom through peaceful, lawful means. He wrote: “We ask you for relief, which as a man, we have a right to do”.

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