Remarks on the Colonization of the Western Coast of Africa

Remarks on the Colonization of the Western Coast of Africa : By the Free Negroes of the United States, and the Consequent Civilization of Africa and Suppression of the Slave Trade (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Remarks on the Colonization of the Western Coast of Africa: By the Free Negroes of the United States, and the Consequent Civilization of Africa and Suppression of the Slave Trade When the Republic of Liberia shall have completed the purchase of the Gallinas, for which negotiations are now in progress, the sea-coast will embrace upwards of seven hundred miles. The first settlement from this country was made in 1821; and the infant Colony, under incredible embarrassments, against the combinations and efforts of an inhuman and mercenary spirit, and the earlier and almost indomitable prejudice and hostility of native tribes, has graduall and peacefully extended its borders; received, protected, and educated emigrants fiom the United States, and many of the natives; has triumphed over all obstacles, and now presents to the world a free, vigorous and per manent commonwealth. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • English
  • Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1331253667
  • 9781331253662