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Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results; : under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the Society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade; with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S.

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Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results; : under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the Society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade; with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S. / By M. Careyt ; To which is prefixed the important information collected by Joseph Jones, a coloured man, lately sent to Liberia, by the Kentucky Colonization Society, to ascertain the true state of the country--its productions, trade, and commerce--and the situation and prospects of the colonists.
Author
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.
Publication
[Philadelphia] : E.G. Dorsey, printer, [1838]

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iv, 32 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., maps; 24 cm.
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  • "Philadelphia, October 17, 1838. E.G. Dorsey, printer": front cover.
  • Engraving of a slave ship "From Walsh's Notes of Brazil"; map of Liberia drawn by Ashmun.
  • Text on cover p. [2]-[4].
Call Number
Sc Rare+ F 91-17, no. 19
OCLC
  • 25457994
  • 25457994
Author
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.
Title
Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results; : under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the Society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade; with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C.F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S. / By M. Careyt ; To which is prefixed the important information collected by Joseph Jones, a coloured man, lately sent to Liberia, by the Kentucky Colonization Society, to ascertain the true state of the country--its productions, trade, and commerce--and the situation and prospects of the colonists.
Imprint
[Philadelphia] : E.G. Dorsey, printer, [1838]
Edition
13th ed.
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Jones, Joseph.
Walsh, R. (Robert), 1772-1852. Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829.
Ashmun, J. (Jehudi), 1794-1828. Cartographer
Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare+ F 91-17, no. 19
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