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AFRICAN REPOSITORY

AND

COLONIAL JOURNAL

VOL. L

PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE MANAGERS OF THE AMERICAN

OCLOŅIZATION SOCIETY.

The Profits ansing from this work, are devoted to the cause of the Society,

Washington City:

WAY & GIDEON, PRINTERS,

E 448 .A26

v. /

1825-26

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TO THE FIRST VOLUME.

Page. Kroomen, account of

43 Liberia,

23 Intelligence from

64, 115 Emigration to

254 Marshall, Chief Justice, his opinion,

354 Maryland, Legislature of

383 Missions, American Board of Commissioners for

248 Negro race, observations on

7 Notices,

320 Negro's Dream,

96 Our Coloured population,

316 Obituaries, E. B. Caldwell, Esq. John Mosely,

126, 128 Public, to the

159 Public Sentiment, expressions of

8 Prince Moro,

132 Prospects in New England,

259 Poetry,

• 256, 384 Panaboure Forbana,

373 Resolutions of Mr. King, &c.

249 Register, Niles' weekly (extracts)

171, 255, 278 Review, of Discourse of Dr. Dana, and the address of the Rev Wm. Meade, 146 of Rev. L. Bacon's plea and speech of P. Grattan, Esq.

169 Gray's Travels

228, 263, 291 North American

154 Self Emancipation, (from Schoolcraft's travels,)

156 Servants, christian conduct towards them,

30Speeches, Lieutenant Stockton's,

14 G. W. P. Custis', Esq.

15 Mr. Gurley's,

17 Society, expenses of

63 Soosoos, some account of

64, 305, 303 Slave Trade,

19, 371 Slavery, extract from report on the abolition of

63 the opinion of the General Assemby of the Presbyterian church concerning it

273 opinion of General Lafayette on

283 Suggestions, interesting

307

30% Senegal, gum trade at Thoughts,

279 on Cape Monstserado,

29 from S. T. Coleridge,

247 To our friends,

38C West Indies, British

286

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AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY. It may be proper

at the com tive was instructed to "corres mencement of our work, to give a pond with the President of the concise history of this Institution. United States, for the purpose of The objects proposed by this So- obtaining a territory on the coast ciety, had, long before its origin, of Africa, or some other place not attracted the attention and occu- within the State, or territorial gopied the thoughts of several en-vernments of the United States, to lightened and intelligent indivi- serve as an asylum for such perduals. As early as the adminis- sons of colour as are now free, and tration of Mr. Jefferson, the Gover-may desire the same, and for thinse nor of Virginia, at the request of who may hereafter be emancipated

he legislature of that state, ad- in this commonwealth.” cressed a letter to the President, But those operations which gave with enquiries concerning the best existence to the Colonization Someans of obtaining a territory for ciety, are to be traced principally, the colonization of free people of to the thoughts and exertions of a colour. The opinion expressed in retired, but eminent christian in reply was, that an establishment New Jersey. For years had the should be formed in Africa similar condition of the free coloured poto that then existing in Sierra pulation of our country, excited Leone. A short time before the the compassion of the Reverend organization of the Society, this Robert Finley, and aroused the subject was brought forward more wholyé vigour of his intellect, to prominently by Virginia, in cer-form plans for their relief. In the tain resolutions adopted by her exiled children of Africa, this good legislature, by which the execu- man saw not merely the beirs to a

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