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In 1822 the family moved to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, to find a better racial climate, and at the age of 19 Martin attended an African American school in Pittsburgh.He married Kate Richards there in 1843; they had 11 children.By one estimate Henrietta Maries cargo grossed well over 3,000 (more than 0,000 today) for the ships investors.Sturdy and fast, the Henrietta Marie traveled the infamous triangular trade route favored by the slavers -- from England to the Guinea coast, to the Americas, then home again.20 documents & artifacts from The Freeman Institute Black History Collection were showcased.More items from the Collection are exhibited behind the walls. Document signed by MARTIN DELANY, Trial Justice in Charleston, South Carolina, 1877. African American intellectual Martin Robinson Delany (1812-1885), a journalist, physician, army officer, politician, and judge, is best known for his promotion before the Civil War of a national home in Africa for African Americans.
President Abraham Lincoln appointed him as a major in the infantry in charge of recruiting all-African American Union units.After the war Delany went to South Carolina to participate in the Reconstruction.In the Freedmen's Bureau and as a Republican politician, he was influential among the state's population, regardless of race. Isaac Norris glass slide -- Hand drawn and early this must surely be an extremely rare slide.In 1843 Delany founded one of the earliest African American newspapers, the Mystery, devoted particularly to the abolition of slavery.Proud of his African ancestry, Delany advocated unrestricted equality for African Americans, and he participated in conventions to protest slavery.