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Redfield was a publisher, known for the publication of authors like Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman. He published novels, autobiographies, criticism, and poetry. He is mentioned in a letter between Francis Miller Seward and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, concerning the publication of the work "Autobiography of a Female Slave" by Mattie Griffith Browne. This was a book intended for the forwarding of anti-slavery sentiments in the 1850s. Browne had trouble writing, publishing and selling her novel, due to the circumstances of her Estate in Kentucky (an estate which owned 12 slaves). FMS helped Browne and her family emancipate her slaves of the Kentucky Estate, and mitigate the problems of publication and criticism which led to financial destitute for Browne and her family. 

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Redfield was a publisher, known for the publication of authors like Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman. He published novels, autobiographies, criticism, and poetry. He is mentioned in a letter between Francis Miller Seward and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, concerning the publication of the work "Autobiography of a Female Slave" by Mattie Griffith Browne. This was a book intended for the forwarding of anti-slavery sentiments in the 1850s. Browne had trouble writing, publishing and selling her novel, due to the circumstances of her Estate in Kentucky (an estate which owned 12 slaves). FMS helped Browne and her family emancipate her slaves of the Kentucky Estate, and mitigate the problems of publication and criticism which led to financial destitute for Browne and her family.
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