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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The speaker approves of the civilization goals of the African Aid Society that proposes to move black families from Canada to Africa. He believes this offers a postive way to improve the lives of all concerned, and provide England with a different source for cotton. Like many abolitionists, he believes that slavery is mainly continued in the U.S. based on the money made from the production of cotton.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,360 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861-10-23

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

Keywords: Abbeokuta; Africa; African Aid Society; Canada; Christianity; civilization; Colonization; cotton; England; Ethiopia; government; Lagos; slave trade

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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