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David Fiske

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David Fiske is a librarian, genealogist, and researcher. He resides in Ballston Spa, New York. He has written numerous local history articles which were published in a weeky newspaper, Ballston Spa Life. A list of those articles can be found at:

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Mr. Fiske recently authored a book about Solomon Northup, a free black man who was a slave in Lousiana for nearly 12 years. After being rescued, Northup wrote a book about his experienes titled Twelve Years a Slave. For more information on Northup (and Fiske's book, Solomon Northup: His Life Before and After Slavery, see the Solomon Northup Page, which is maintained by Fiske.

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