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date: 02 August 2021

Fortune, Amos locked

1710?–1801 African American slave who purchased his own freedom and who was a founder of the public library in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.

Fortune, Amos locked

1710?–1801 African American slave who purchased his own freedom and who was a founder of the public library in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.
  • Margit Liander

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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