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Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: African Repository

Lengthy speech describing the current conditions in Africa, the new colony in Monrovia and in Liberia. The speaker emphasized the abundance of natural resources, the stability of the freedom based government, and the availability of education to everyone. (Speech 24099 is a duplicate of this speech. Speech 24140 offers another version of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 5,852 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861-05-29

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

Keywords: Abbeokuta; Africa; bondage; children; Christianity; civilization; Colonization; cotton; economics; education; England; fugitive; government; immigration; imports; language; Liberia; Massachusetts Colonization Society; missionaries; Monrovia; politics; Sierra Leone; tribes; women

Organization: Massachusetts Colonization Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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