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Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Lengthy speech describing the current situation in the new colony of Monrovia in Liberia, Africa. The speaker emphasized the positive aspects of an abundance of natural resources, a freedom based society and a just government available there. (speech 23971 is a duplicate of this speech)

Description of file(s): PDF 16 page, 4,524 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861-05-19

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

Keywords: Africa; agriculture; bondage; children; Christianity; Colonization; culture; economics; education; explorations; farming; freedom; fugitive; government; Hayti; immigration; language; Liberia; Monrovia; New York Colonization Society; politics; schools; trade

Organization: New York Colonization Society

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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