April 1, 1864 A brief article comments that, “The failure of the President’s scheme of colonization of the Freedmen in Central America, does not surprise those who have given the…

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1864 Colonization, Anti-colonization

November 14, 1862 Here is an account of the beginnings of this college, in Monrovia, including excerpts from speeches on the occasion of its inauguration.   Comment by the editor includes:…

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1862 Colonization, Anti-colonization

1862 Colonization, Anti-colonization Lincoln, Abraham

1862 Colonization, Anti-colonization

May 17, 1861 An account of an “animated and protracted”  meeting at the Joy Street church,  at which the gathered colored people pass resolutions clearly opposing the emigration “scheme”.

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1861 Colonization, Anti-colonization Haiti

May 17, 1861 The letter is from Garrison, addressed to a meeting to be held at the Joy Street Church, by colored citizens, some of whom have asked for his…

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1861 Colonization, Anti-colonization Haiti

January 14, 1853 An article comments on the official organ of the Colonization Society, the African Repository, now in its twenty-ninth volume, and includes an excerpt from its current number.   …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1853 Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Colonization, Anti-colonization Smith, Gerrit

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Colonization, Anti-colonization

February 13, 1852 Under the Refuge of Oppression column there are excerpts from a pamphlet by Birney, “addressed to the free colored people, taking the detestable colonization position, that they…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Birney, James Colonization, Anti-colonization

January 30, 1852 A long letter from Henry W. Wright, written Jan 17, 1852, from Michigan, to Richard D. Webb, Dublin, Ireland.  Wright sends excerpts from the Genius of Emancipation,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Colonization, Anti-colonization Lundy, Benjamin Wright, Henry

June 27, 1851 A letter from Parker Pillsbury, from Concord, N.H., dated June 9, 1851, gives a negative account of a lecture by an agent of the Colonization Society, a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1851 Colonization, Anti-colonization

June 28, 1850 Under the title A New Plan of Emancipation, an article signed by Emanuel Weiss, calls for a method to “unite the two objects of humanity and politics,”…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1850 Colonization, Anti-colonization

April 19, 1850 Correspondence from the Journal of Commerce, tells of plans to build four more steam ships, to make four trips each for the emigration of free persons of …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1850 Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Colonization, Anti-colonization Free Soil Part

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Clay, Henry Colonization, Anti-colonization

January 26, 1849 Here is notice of an ACS meeting recently, in Washington.  It records that there were 443 emigrants for Liberia in the past year, of whom 324 were…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Colonization, Anti-colonization

March 31, 1848 An item from the N.Y. Journal of Commerce, placed under Refuge of Oppression, praises the “independent Republic of free blacks on the Continent of Africa”.  The editor,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Colonization, Anti-colonization

July 9, 1847 Garrison here addresses the Rev. Dr. Humphrey, Agent of the Colonization Society, who has recently preached at the Old South Church, Boston.  “Sir, If there be any…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Colonization, Anti-colonization

March 31, 1843 Here is a listing of the number of emigrants sent to Liberia, since the founding of the Society, showing also the expense of this process, that the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1843 Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Colonization, Anti-colonization

A three-line note under the title, Puzzled: “The New York Journal of Commerce says,   ‘A Colonization Convention opened its sittings in Baltimore on Thursday last.  What is the precise object…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Colonization, Anti-colonization

A brief item titled, Effrontery:  “That pseudo Quaker, and colonization monomaniac, Elliot Cresson, is once more in this Commonwealth, endeavoring to dupe the people out of their money, in support…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1839 Colonization, Anti-colonization Cresson, Elliot

A. L. Haskell, writes from Newburyport, July 20th:   ” I find the most of our anti-slavery friends firmly united to the parent society, the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society….” Then he tells…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1839 Anti-Slavery Organizations Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1839 Colonization, Anti-colonization

Here is a call to a meeting, addressed to the Colored Citizens of Boston, asking them to attend a meeting to be held in the Infant Room of the Belknap…

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1838 Colonization, Anti-colonization

In a May 11 note to Knapp, written from New York,  Garrison tells of meetings he has attended, and then adds this at the end: “Last evening the Colonization Society…

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1836 Colonization, Anti-colonization

Includes a notice of the dissolution of the Copartnership of Knapp & Garrison, “by mutual consent”. With an introduction to the new volume, Garrison recites some the history of abolition,…

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1836 Anti-Slavery Organizations Colonization, Anti-colonization Knapp, Isaac Liberator

1835 Colonization, Anti-colonization Smith, Gerrit

1834 Colonization, Anti-colonization Cresson, Elliot Wilberforce

“A few months after the organization of the society in 1817, the colored citizens of Philadelphia, with James Forten in the chair, protested against its principles, predicted its unhappy influence;…

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1834 Colonization, Anti-colonization Forten, James

1834 Colonization, Anti-colonization

1833 Colonization, Anti-colonization Cresson, Elliot Wilberforce

Here is the story told in Mayer’s book, of the lecture given by Lloyd in London, June 10, 1833…..Cresson. agent of the ACS was also in London, and had been…

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1833 Colonization, Anti-colonization Cresson, Elliot Thompson, George

SAVAGE BARBARITY  ! Miss Crandall Imprisoned !!! Garrison proclaims who are the  “the authors of this infamous proceeding”…. “They are friends of the American Colonization Society, and have made their…

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1833 Colonization, Anti-colonization Crandall, Prudence

In reference to the Colonization Society:    “ When this Society was organized, I was one of its warmest friends, and anticipated great good from its influence, both in Christianizing Africa…

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1833 Colonization, Anti-colonization Females Tappan, Arthur

ANOTHER VOICE FROM ENGLAND A letter from James Cropper to Thomas Clarkson Liverpool, 10 month,  2d, 1832 The letter is critical of Clarkson’s support of Colonization:    “Great injury has been…

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1833 Clarkson, Thomas Colonization, Anti-colonization

A large article headed as A VOICE FROM ENGLAND!   It is about the American Colonization Society … Liberia Contains a description of the ACS and its settlement in Liberia, then…

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1831 Colonization, Anti-colonization

Considerable more discussion of Colonization, with a letter “correcting” Garrison’s comments on the circumstances of Russworm’s conversion to the Society, to which G makes a pointed response.

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1831 Colonization, Anti-colonization Russwurm, John B.

Anti-Colonization Meeting — Feb 15th at the school house … Robert Roberts is Chairman, James Barbadoes,  Samuel Snowden, Hosea Easton, John Hilton, Thomas Dalton, Thomas Cole are prominently mentioned.

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1831 Colonization, Anti-colonization

From a Colored Philadelphian, Feb 3, 1831 “I would ask some of our pretended white friends , and members of the American Colonization Society, why are they so interested in…

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1831 Colonization, Anti-colonization Cuffee, Paul