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Subtitle: Liberia.

Title: Colored American - December 15, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on the goal of Christian missionaries to "Christianize" Africa and thus help to establish a "civilized" colony there. This work currently includes the purchase of a ship for colonizationn purposes.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Africa; American Colonization Society; Bassa Cove; Church; Dr. Savage; Dr. W. Johnson; George A. Perkins; Liberia; missionary; Reverence John Seys; Saluda; ship

People: Johnson, Dr. W.; Perkins, George A.; Seys, John

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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