Frederick Douglass Diary - page 55 of 72
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A granite column about two feet in hight about 18 inches diametre, on a marble pedestal. Surruonuted with a globe. Showing lines of latitude aand longitude on its surface. There is a belt of bronze around it with a latin inscription and the name of Galileo upon it. There was neither prayes nor priests employed in its unvealing for the monuments is an honor to scenic and non to superstition. 22 Friday april: Attended Reception of Judge Stallo- the American minister. The occasion every way pleasant. Mr Stallo was more than courteous to all his guests and. I thought especially cordial to Mrs Douglass and myself taking her on his armto the deming room and requesting m