Book/Printed Material The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States : with an appendix. Annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States

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Title
The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States : with an appendix.
Other Title
Annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States
Summary
This third report of the Society is concerned with securing Congressional backing for establishment of an actual settlement in West Africa for freed U.S. slaves. It also details measures to suppress the international slave trade and gives arguments for and against settlement in West Africa. The appendix contains reports from U.S. agents charged with suppressing the slave trade, acts of Congress abolishing the trade, and reports about the climate, soils, etc., of West Africa designed to demonstrate the suitability of the region for settlement.
Contributor Names
American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Washington : Printed by Davis and Force ..., 1820.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Colonization--Africa
-  Africa--Colonization
-  American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States--Congresses
Genre
Annual reports--Washington (D.C.)--1820
Notes
-  Shoemaker 100
-  Includes errata (p. 146).
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LC copy annotated on p. 9: Richard Smith.
Medium
146 p. ; 21 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. 15, no. 6
Source Collection
American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. The ... annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t1506
Library of Congress Control Number
91898201
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Description
This third report of the Society is concerned with securing Congressional backing for establishment of an actual settlement in West Africa for freed U.S. slaves. It also details measures to suppress the international slave trade and gives arguments for and against settlement in West Africa. The appendix contains reports from U.S. agents charged with suppressing the slave trade, acts of Congress abolishing the trade, and reports about the climate, soils, etc., of West Africa designed to demonstrate the suitability of the region for settlement.
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American Society For Colonizing The Free People Of Colour Of The United States, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States: with an appendix. Washington: Printed by Davis and Force, 1820. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/91898201/.

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American Society For Colonizing The Free People Of Colour Of The United States & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1820) The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States: with an appendix. Washington: Printed by Davis and Force. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91898201/.

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American Society For Colonizing The Free People Of Colour Of The United States, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The third annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States: with an appendix. Washington: Printed by Davis and Force, 1820. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91898201/>.