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At the adjourned meeting, the Rev. Profr. I the power to appoint their own teacher proStowe, of the Lane Seminary, gave a vided they pledge themselves to raise adehighly interesting address, in behalf of the quate funds for the support of the school to society, which, to our mind, was perfectly which such teacher may be appointed. satisfactory, on every point. A resolution ART. VII. Each subscriber of one dollar was then passed, recommending that a col- annually shall be a member of the Society. lection be taken up in all our churches, on ART. VIII. Each contributor of twenty the Sunday before or after the 4th of July, dollars at one time shall be a member for for the benefit of the Colonization Society. life. It was then agreed to adjourn to Wednes- The following Board of Managers was day, the 11th inst. at which time the Rev, elected for the ensuing year: professor Briggs, of the Lane Seminary, and Mrs. J. E. CALDWELL, First Directress. Judge Hall, Editor of the Western Monthly
Second Directress. Magazine, were expected to give their views Mrs. D. CODWISE,
Treasurer. on this momentous topic.
Mrs. N. LITTLEFIELD, Cor. Secretary. We are glad that this movement has taken
Rec. Secretary. place, and just at this time. To counteract the bane, the antidote should speedily follow. Mrs. WM. Jackson, from the Episcopal Ch.
As full notes of the addresses have been Mrs. E. MERRILL and Mrs. R. OLMSTEAD, taken, the public may expect a report in de- from the Presb. Church. tail, and we believe it will prove eminently Mrs. W. Colgate and Mrs. LEÉ, from the serviceable to this noble cause.
Baptist Church [Cincinnati Journal, June 13. Mrs. F. Hall and Mrs. Mason, from the
Methodist Church. Female Society for the Support of Schools in Mrs. EVERTSON and Mrs. Van Pelt from
the Dutch Church. Africa. At a meeting of ladies of the city of New Miss LUCY Eddy and Mrs. HAWKHURST, York, held in the Brick Church chapel,
from the Friend's Society, Dec. 30, 1833, a society was formed for the Mrs. JACOB BININGER, from the Moravian
Church. purpose of establishing schools in Africa.The association is independent of sectarian influence; and it is hoped that all those Mrs. James Suydam, Mrs. Horace Holden, ladies who feel an interest in the cause, will
Oliver Cobb, Barfe,
A. G. Phelps, Skidmore, participate in an enterprise so eminently
W. L. Stone,
M. Van Brunt, calculated to extend to the children of Africa
J. L. Mason,
S. Converse, the benefits of civilization, and the blessings
F. Doremus, of the christian religion. It is computed
J. M. Goold, that five hundred dollars will amply support
Geo. Nixon, a male teacher, and three hundred a female.
J. W. Dominick,
R. S. Robertson, F. Winston, The following Constitution has been adopt
A. Robertson, · Miss Donaldson, ed.
G. S. Robbins, M. N. Bleecker, ART. I. This society shall be called “The
Edward Field, M. Maitland, Female Society of the city of New-York for
E. Blake, the support of Schools in Africa."
Agnes Craig, R. L. Nevins,
Eliz. A. Mead, ART. II. The object of this society shall
Boyd, be to prepare and support christian teachers
J. R. Davison, for the missionary settlement of New York
Gamaliel Smith, Julia Davenport, in Liberia, and, as far as practicable, for
Edward Clark., H. Robertson. other portions of Africa.
ART. III. The officers of this society shall be a First and Second Directress, a Treasur
[From the Raleigh Register.] er, a Corresponding Secretary and Record- NORTH CAROLINA STATE COLONIZATION
SOCIETY. ing Secretary, and Managers, who shall be annually elected. They shall meet semi- A meeting of the friends of the Soannually for the transaction of business, and ciety took place in Raleigh last week, nine shall constitute a quorum.
at the Office of the Secretary of State, Art. IV. The Board of Managers shall appoint an Executive Committee, consisting at which the following Resolutions
, of one or two from each denomination, to were unanimously adopted: gether with the officers of the society, to Resolved, That this meeting contínues to transact business during the recess of the approve of the object of the Parent Society Board.
in their endeavours to establish, on the coast The Executive Committee shall meet on of Africa, a well regulated colony f such the first Wednesday of each month, and four free persons of colour as may consent to reshall constitute a quorum.
move thither. ART. V. Each church may send one rep- Resolved, That we proceed to re-organize resentative to the meetings of the Executive our Auxiliary Society on a permanent footCommittee, who shall be permitted to parti- ing, in aid of the Parent Society, by an aneipate in the transaction of business. nual contribution to its support.
ART. VI. Each denomination shall have Resolved, That the Constitution' originally
adopted in 1819, with the subsequent amend-) into small districts, and appointing collectments, continue to be the Constitution of ing committees in each. thiş Society.
Extract from the minutes. Resolved, That the persons composing
TOPLIFF JOHNSON, this meeting enter their names on a sub
Sec’y Board of Managers. scription paper with the amount which they In pursuance of the above resolution, and are willing to contribute annually, and that for the purpose of explaining the objects of copies thereof be placed in the hands of each the Association, the Executive Committee member, with a request that he will, as he solicit the attention of the public to the folmay find it convenient, obtain additional lowing subscriptions thereto.
ADDRESS AND CONSTITUTION OF Resolved, That the Clergymen of this ci- YOUNG MEN'S COLONIZATION SOCIETY ty, and of the State generally, be requested OF PENNSYLVANIA:to call the attention of their several congre- Fellow Citizens,—The Board of Managers gations in aid of this Society, by a Ďis- of the Young Men's Colonization Society of course, or otherwise, on the Sunday prece- Pennsylvania, feel called upon, in the presding or following the approaching anniver- ent crisis, briefly to address you on the great sary of American Independence, and take question of African Colonization, while they up a collection in aid of its funds.
submit to you the Constitution under which Resolved, That the Managers appoint they act, and the plans in whose promotion some Gentleman to deliver an Address at the they are engaged. Annual Meeting of the Society, to be held on Twenty years ago, this question was exthe last Monday in November next. tensively discussed by the American Peo
Resolved, That the meeting proceed to the ple, viz. "Is it practicable to establish and election of Officers required by the Constitu- sustain a Colony of free coloured people on tion.
the coast of Africa, by voluntary associaPursuant to the last Resolution, tions unaided by the Treasury of the nation?” the following gentlemen were elected The predictions of the failure of such an enfor the ensuing year:
terprise have been falsified by the lapse of
time. The work is done. A flourishing Duncan Cameron, Esq., President.
colony has been actually planted. Captious William Hill, Esq.
Vice-Presidents. men may cavil now at the method of operaThos. P. Devereux, Esq. S
tion, but the existence and successful proDaniel Du Pre, Treasurer.
gress of the colony have become a part of Weston R. Gales, Secretary.
the history of the age. It is in vain to reaManagers.
son against matters of fact. Amidst all the Rev. Dr. McPheeters, Dr. John Beckwith, misfortunes and unavoidable evils to which Rev. Mr. Osborne, Thomas J. Lemay, such an enterprise is exposed in its infancy, Rev. Mr. Jamieson,
the colony in Liberia, established by the William Peck,
American Society, is conceded to be one of B. S. King,
Charles Dewey, the most successful colonial efforts ever B. B. Smith,
H. D. Turner.
made by the family of man. However the Young Men's COLONIZATION SOCIETY decide this question, the above statement
ignorance or prejudice of its opponents may OF PENNSYLVANIA.
embodies the deliberate judgment of the We copy from the Presbyterian, most learned and unbiassed ininds in Euthe following aceount of the Young rope and America; and we appeal, for the Men's Colonization Society recently truth of the statement, to the history of the
world. The successful establishment of a established in Philadelphia. It is single cofony, was never designed, however, desirable to preserve unity and har- to be the limit of American enterprise and mony among the friends of African philanthropy in this great cause. The friends Colonization throughout the land; of Colonization feel that their work is but and we hope this may be well weigh, Iony is but the triumphant illustration of the
just begun, and that the institution of our coed and considered by the young and system. It is the first in a series of future enterprising society in Philadelphia. colonies yet to be planted along the extendMany highly interesting meetings on riads of our coloured population an ample
to the subject of Colonization have re- and safe asylum, and expanding like our cently been held in Philadelphia.
own Republic, by the union of many conAt a meeting of the Board of Managers, federate States, into one great and free comheld on Friday evening, the 6th inst. it was monwealth.
Resolved, That the Executive Committee It is known to the public that the Ameriextensively circulate, in our own city and can Colonization Society has wisely detersuburbs, a circular, asking the assistance of mined to bestow, for some time to come, its our fellow citizens in the important work chief labours upon the colony already planundertaken by the Society; and pursue the ted at Liberia, -and to meeting those claims most vigorous steps for completing the sum upon their Treasury which have been creaof $10,000, by dividing the city and suburbs ) ted by conducting that colony to its present
The enlightened friends of that ven- ciety has already taken under its care a large erable Institution highly approve, and have family of coloured persons left by the late even called for, this course, as due alike to benevolent and pious Dr. Hawes of Virginthe colony, the Society and the country.- ia, for emancipation and emigration to Afri. In the mean time, however, the great inter- ca. By the laws of Virginia, these people, ests of the cause of Colonization, and the amounting to one hundred and ten in numrising spirit of the American people, forbid ber, relapse into slavery unless removed us to pause at such a stage of the enterprise. from that State before the first of August In the South, thousands of colonists are in next. The following extract from a letter readiness to go. The African tribes are of- addressed to our Corresponding Secretary fering us extensive tracts of country for by the Hon. Walter Lowrie, a distinguished new settlements; esteeming it a sufficient member of the Parent Board, will in a word return, that we send them the arts of civil. show their hopeful character:-"I have from ized life, and the religion of Christ; and a a friend in Virginia received authentic invoice is heard from almost every part of our formation of the situation of Dr. Hawes's land, calling for additional colonies on the slaves. It is perfectly to be relied on, and coast of Africa. It is in reference to the is very satisfactory. There are one hunplanting of such a colony, that the young dred of them, All willing to go to Liberia; men of Philadelphia have united to form, about twenty of them can read and write; and now recommend to the public patron- many of them are professors of religion,age, the Young Men's Colonization Society quite a goodly portion of them have valuaof Pennsylvania.
ble trades; there are very few children and We are fully aware of the undertaking, of none superanuated." the responsibilities it involves, and the sac- By order of the Board of Managers. rifices and toils by which it must be sustain
JOHN BRECKINRIDGE, President. ed. But being deeply impressed with the As soon as arrangements can be made, necessity and transcendent excellency of the the citizens will be waited upon by Commitwork, we look for support to the God of all tees appointed for the purpose of soliciting grace, wisdom and strength, and, under God, subscriptions and donations;--which, in the to the public spirit and ample resources of interim, will be gratefully received by our the American people.
Treasurer, Lloyd Mifflin, at the Bank of the The details of our plan of operation will United States, or at his residence, No. 252 be given in due season to the public. The Spruce street. specific character of the enterprise, and the principles to be adhered to in its prosecu Constitution of the Young Men's Colonization lion, are compendiously set forth in the
Society of Pennsylvania. Constitution of the Society, a copy of which ARTICLE 1. This Society shall be called is appended to this address. It is thought the Young Men's Colonization Society of sufficient at the present time, only to add Pennsylvania, and auxiliary to the Amerithe following particulars:
can Colonization Society. To secure the most healthy and advanta- ART. 2. The objects to which its labors geous location, which the extended coast of shall be devoted, are; Africa affords: the experience of the Parent 1. To provide for civilizing and christianSociety on this subject is of unspeakable izing Africa through the direct instrumenvalue, and it is our purpose fully to avail tality of colored emigrants from the United ourselves of it.
States. To make it, as much as possible, à model 2. To promote by all legal and constitucolony, in the character of its emigrants and tional means, the intellectual and moral imin the principles by which it is to be gov-provement of the African race. erned:
ART. 3. The principles upon which this To endeavour to unite in this enterprise Society bases its operations, are peace and the Atlantic free States, so far as it may be temperance, in aid of religion; dissuasion necessary for its successful prosecution;- from warfare on the part of the Colonists, especially to enlist in this ennobling work, and the prohibition of the acquisition of terthe talents, the zeal, the benevolence and ritory, except by fair purchase from the the peculiarly enterprising spirit of the native Princes and proprietors of the soil. American youth:
ART. 4. An annual subscription of not To begin without delay, a system of ac- less than one dollar shall constitute an inditive agencies for the purposes of securing vidual a member of this Society, the payfit emigrants, of sending them forth,—and ment at one time of thirty dollars a life memof supporting them in the colony:
ber; two hundred dollars a life director: and And finally, to sustain the direct relation one thousand dollars a Patron. of an Auxiliary to the Parent Society, in ART. 5. The officers of this Society shall such a way as not only not to diminish, but on be a President, Vice Presidents, twenty-four the contrary to increase its resources, while Managers, two Secretaries, one for foreign we promote the great object for which it and one for domestic correspondence; a Rewas founded: namely, the voluntary coloni-cording Secretary; and a Treasurer, to be zation of Africa with the people of colour elected an ually on the 22d of February.. from the United States.
ART. 6. The Patrons, President, Vice It may be important to state that the $o- Presidents, Life Directors, Secretaries and
LIST OF OFFICERS.
Treasurer shall be ex officio members of the frican coast, for more vigorous and extended Board of Managers.
effort. ART. 7. The Board of Managers shall Resolved, That a true regard to the best meet monthly to transact the business of the interests of the people of color in this country Society.
and to the present and future good of the Art. 8. The Treasurer shall take charge population of Africa, urges the members of of the funds of the Society, keep its accounts this Society to renewed and more enlarged and make payments, subject to the order of measures to found Christian States upon the the Board of Managers, and annually report African coast, which shall show the value to the Society the state of the funds. and power of Education, Liberty, and our
ART. 9. This Constitution shall not be al holy Religion. tered or amended, except at an annual meet. Řesolved, That this meeting regards the ing of the Society, by a vote of two thirds of moral influence of the scheme of African cothe members present; and the motive of the lonization, in promoting the voluntary and proposed alterations or amendments shall be peaceable abolition of slavery, as among its given to the Board of Managers three months chief advantages, and such as should comprevious to the said annual meeting. mend it to the vigorous and persevering sup
port of all the friends of the colored race. Patrons.
Resolved, That the usefulness of the cause James Madison, of Va.
of colonization, in allaying sectional jealChief Justice Marshall, do. ousies, by furnishing a broad and common Rt. Rev. Wm. White, D. D. ground of action for all in promoting the inGerrit Smith, Esq. N. Y.
terests of the colored population, not only Elliott Cresson, Esq.
on this continent, but also in Africa, deRev. John Breckinridge, President. mands our approbation and zealous co-oper
ation. Jos. R. Ingersoll, Esq. Rev. G. T. Bedell, Resolved, That the Parent Board be reD. D. Rev. A. Barnes, Dr. John Bell, Mat- quested to address memorials to the Legislathew Newkirk, Esq. Benjamin Naglee, Esq. tures of the Southern States, inviting them Hon. Joseph M'Ilvaine, Rev. W. H. De to consider and aid the great and philanthroLancey, D. D. Rev. H. A. Boardman, Ger- pic views of the friends of African colonizaard Ralston, Esq. Alexander Mitchell, M.D. tion. Joseph Duncan, Esq:
Resolved, That the views of the Parent Lloyd Miftsin, Treasurer.
Board, as expressed in their recent exposi
tion, merit the entire approbation of this Foreign Correspondence-Elliott Cresson.
THE SLAVE TRADE.
The abominable traffic is still carManagers.-Samuel Jaudon, Richard D. Wood, William M. Muzzey, George W. ried on in Brazil to a considerable exNorth, Samuel W. Hallowell, Rev. J. A. tent, notwithstanding the obligations Peabody, Solomon Caldwell, William M. of laws and treaties to the contrary. Collins, James A. Porteus, J. Housten Mif. The President of the province of St. flin, Charles Naylor, Esq. Rev. Robert Baird, James N. Dickson, Lewis R. Ashurst, Clark Paul's having sent the Judge of the Culp, Henry S. Spackman, Rev. James W. 60th district to St. Sebastian, to asJames, William F. Clemson, John Hockley, certain, if possible, where the AfBenjamin Coates, Samuel Magarge, Benja-riean negroes reported to have been min D. Johnson, Robert B. Davidson.
landid there and on the adjacent New YORK CITY COLONIZATION Society. beach some months since, were conThe following are resolutions adopt- cealed, the latter reported the result
of his mission: ed by the N. Y. City Colonization
From the confidential information which Society and published in the New
I have been able to obtain, more than once, York Observer of the 17th of May. Africans have been landed on the coast to
Resolved, That this meeting invite the the northward of this port, in the district of clergy of all denominations throughout this Ubatuba. Near two thousand slaves were State, to enforce the claims of this Society concealed in large huts at a place called Cufrom their pulpits, on the Fourth of July, or nanas, and another near it called Taubatings; some Sabbath near to it, annually; and to a great portion of them were sent to the take
up collections in their congregations in town on the road to Rio de Janeiro; part reaid of the cause of African Colonization. mained in the district of Ubatuba, and in
Resolved, That powerful motives are pre- three of the districts of this town, and finalsented, in the progress and success of the ly it is suspected that Africans still exist in American Colonization Society, to every Villa Bella. man who would aid the establishment of The number of persons implicated is very Christian colonies of free men of color, great,-more than four hundred would be who may choose to emigrate, on the Af-l imprisoned providing the law was enforced, and this number is composed of people of These appalling facts, on being regreat wealth and influence, having many ceived by the Governor of St. Paul's, friends, relations, &c.; much property would be lost-interest and animosities set in com
were by him transmitted to the Minmotion.
ister of Justice, who implores the goNeither is it this, nor the fear of implicat-vernment to adopt efficacious meaing myself, nor the idea of personal danger, sures for the remedy of so great an (which would be probable enough) that
evil. He says: would obliterate in my mind the necessity of enforcing those principles of morality,
As relates to the justices of Peace, Muniand relieving human nature so atrociously cipal Chamber and Attorneys General, I vilıfied. I foresee there is no hope of encoun- have been too long undeceived to expect tering in the Justices of the Peace either any co-operation or assistance from them, union of sentiment or energy, and that dis- owing to the negligence and laziness of courages me entirely. The orders of your some and the connivance of others, and even excellency would long since have been ex- now, after having received the enclosed letecuted, had I not encountered the above ter from the said Judge, communicating to mentioned difficulties. What effect has been me that he has received information of near produced? What can be expected from two thousand slaves having been landed on Justices who are well aware that Africans the coast near to St. Sebastian, and apper. exist in their districts, and not only wink at taining to the district of Ubatuba, the Magit, but deny the fact.
istrates assure me that they have not the It being innpossible for me to act, without least knowledge of this scandalous violation the power of comunitting
any one, which of the law, or of the existence of newly imis absolutely necessary, whať can I do? I ported negroes in their districts; whereas have meditated and vexed nyself greatly from the information obtained by the aforewith one of the worst commissions I could said Judge, it is evident that the major part possibly have been employed on, and it vex of them were sent to the towns to the northes me so much the more as I am not insti- ward of this province, and the remainder gated by the desire of the praise of your Ex-employed in agriculture in the centre of the cellency, (whose good opinion, nevertheless, estates, and sleep in the forest, and that in I much value,) or have I any other motive this abominable traffic a great number of save that of my own conscience and respect erty in the country are implicated this be
persons of the first consideration and propfor humanity.
What can I do, Excellent Sir? Issue or. ing one of the reasons why the Magistrates ders in vain to the Justices of Peace? waste tolerate and protect this infamous traffic in
human flesh! time in formalities? Make a show of good intentions and do nothing? To charge the Jus
Resolved to encounter all difficulties, untices of Peace with the search warrants is user will proceed with all activity in the attempt
biassed by any, private considerations, I less, to order them to proceed in a summary of
to liberate those miserable Africans from Police is to expect that no one will be convicted, and that they will procure the evi- oppression and barbarous slavery, and will dence of accomplices; going myself to the use every means in my power to punish the different estates in search of negroes and is- aggressors, and also the Justices who have suing search warrants, would produce no
prevaricated. Grieved as I am that hitherto good effect, and subject me to responsibility didly confess to your Excellency, that from
all my exertions have been fruitless, I can. for exceeding my jurisdiction. I again im- the reasons pointed out by the Judge, and plore your Excellency to give your serious what I have learned by experience, I foresee attention to what I have laid before you.- little or no good result from my endeavors, After all, what Jury would have to judge unless a more energetic remedy be applied the offenders? What Attorney, what evi: to the evil; for as I have before stated, from dence would support the accusation and the Justices of Peace nothing can be expectprove the crime? It is said that the Africans were employ: and having no connexion with those impli
ed, and the Judge, residing at a distance, ed in the centre of the estates and sleep in cated in this affair, has his hands tied, otherthe woods. I have been informed of a hor- wise he is the only person who should act rible fact which took place about the middle with energy, enforce the law, and bring to of last year; a vessel loaded with these miserable creatures capsized in a gale, and seminate immorality in all classes of society,
punishment those who thus scándalously floated with the keel uppermost, she was confident of impunity; as they must be tried fallen in with by a vessel of Villa Bella, who by a jury composed of relations, friends, or immediately sent a boat to sink her; on starting one of the planks the smell she This remedy I expect from the solicitude
perhaps accomplices in the same crime.emitted was horrible, and a number of hu- with which the General Assembly watches man bodies were seen floating from the over the security and prosperity of the nahold! The immorality on the one hand, and a to present the enclosed communication of
tion, and therefore request your Excellency multitude of serious considerations on the the
Judge, together with my observations, other, render me incapable of reflecting on for them to resolve that which may appear such an occurrence.
most for the public good.
Jour. of Com.