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Charles Lenox Remond

Charles Lenox Remond (1810-1882) was an African-American abolitionist who was born free in Salem, Massachusetts. He was an anti-slavery orator who spoke at public meetings in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New York and Pennsylvania. In 1838 the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, chose him as one of its agents. As a delagate from the American Anti-Slavery Society he went with William Lloyd Garrison to the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840. He recruited black soldiers in Massachusetts for the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war, he worked as a clerk in the Boston Customs House, and a street lamp inspector.

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