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Book/Printed Material Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads

[ African American Pamphlet Collection copy ]

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Title

  • Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S.

Names

  • Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.
  • Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858.
  • Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
  • African American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia, Stereotyped by L. Johnson, 1832.

Headings

  • -  American Colonization Society
  • -  African Americans--Colonization--Africa
  • -  Liberia--History--To 1847

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form.
  • -  LAC tnb 2020-10-06 update (1 card)
  • -  LAC brd 2019-04-24 update (1 card)

Medium

  • iv, 32 p. front., maps on 1 pl. 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E448 .C274
  • E448 .C274 Copy 3 Toner Coll.
  • E448 .C274 Copy 4 Copy 4. Gift of Margaret W. Cushing. Jan. 28, 1939.
  • E185 .A254 container C, no. 40 Copy 5. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 10267.
  • AC901 .M5 vol. 897, no. 12 Copy 6.
  • AC901 .M5 vol. 295, no. 6 Copy 7.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 11008695

Online Format

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Carey, Mathew, Charles Fenton Mercer, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection, African American Pamphlet Collection, and Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S. Philadelphia, Stereotyped by L. Johnson, 1832. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/11008695/.

APA citation style:

Carey, M., Mercer, C. F., Joseph Meredith Toner Collection, African American Pamphlet Collection & Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. (1832) Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S. Philadelphia, Stereotyped by L. Johnson. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/11008695/.

MLA citation style:

Carey, Mathew, et al. Letters on the Colonization Society; and on its probable results, under the following heads: the origin of the Society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns; moral and religious character of the settlers; soil, climate, productions, and commerce of Liberia; advantages to the free coloured population, by emigration to Liberia; disadvantages of slavery to the white population; character of the natives of Africa before the irruptions of the barbarians; effects of colonization on the slave trade, with a slight sketch of that nefarious and accursed traffic. Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer, M.H.R.U.S. Philadelphia, Stereotyped by L. Johnson, 1832. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/11008695/>.