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1  Richmond for Newport, on our way to New Bedford.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  But when I got to New Bedford, I found it necessary again to change my name.
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3  I was quite disappointed at the general appearance of things in New Bedford.
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4  Coffin, a gentleman who had heard me speak in the colored people's meeting at New Bedford.
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5  In the afternoon of the day when I reached New Bedford, I visited the wharves, to take a view of the shipping.
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6  On the morning after our arrival at New Bedford, while at the breakfast-table, the question arose as to what name I should be called by.
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7  Upon reaching New Bedford, we were directed to the house of Mr. Nathan Johnson, by whom we were kindly received, and hospitably provided for.
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8  The reason of this necessity was, that there were so many Johnsons in New Bedford, it was already quite difficult to distinguish between them.
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9  Such being my conjectures, any one acquainted with the appearance of New Bedford may very readily infer how palpably I must have seen my mistake.
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10  I thought of going to Canada; but he decided against it, and in favor of my going to New Bedford, thinking I should be able to get work there at my trade.
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