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Speaker or author: Williamson, Charles, fl. 1852

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Foner and Walker, Eds. -- Proceedings of the Black State Conventions 1840-1865, (1980) Vol. 2, pp. 42-49

Speech expressing an encouragement for free black citizens to colonize Africa. The speaker said he had traveled to various countries and no other country offered a better opportunity for freed slaves than Africa.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 326 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1852-07-27

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

Keywords: Africa; Canada; chattel; government; Hayti; Liberia; liberty; Trinidad; West Indies

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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