Reflections on the causes that led to the formation of the Colonization Society: with a view of its probable results: under the following heads: The increase of the coloured population. The origin of the colonization society. The manumission of slaves ...

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This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

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NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <http://www.inmotionaame.org>

Collection Data

Names
Carey, Mathew (1760-1839 ) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Printed by W.F. Geddes
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.8C-C
Physical Description
Extent: 2 p. ¡., 19 p. front. 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR13508512-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11662394
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a81f8e60-c607-012f-59b9-58d385a7bc34
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x Reflections on the causes that led to the formation of the Colonization Society: with a view of its probable results: under the following heads: The increase of the coloured population. The origin of the colonization society. The manumission of slaves in this country. The declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society. The situation of the colonists at Monrovia and other towns. Moral and religious character of the settlers. The soil and climate of Liberia. Its productions and commerce. The advantages to the free coloured population by emigration to Liberia. The character of the natives of Africa, before the irruption of the barbarians. The effects of the colonization on the slave trade--with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic ... by M. Carey
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