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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TO THE FIRST VOLUME.
64, 157, 191, 222
Mr. Ashmun's mission to, considerations of
State of vassalage existing among the
Page. Kroomen, account of
23 Intelligence from
64, 115 Emigration to
254 Marshall, Chief Justice, his opinion,
354 Maryland, Legislature of
383 Missions, American Board of Commissioners for
248 Negro race, observations on
320 Negro's Dream,
96 Our Coloured population,
316 Obituaries, E. B. Caldwell, Esq. John Mosely,
126, 128 Public, to the
159 Public Sentiment, expressions of
SE Prince Moro,
132 Prospects in New England,
256, 384 Panaboure Forbana,
373 Resolutions of Mr. King, &c.
249 Register, Niles' weekly (extracts)
171, 255, 278 Review, of Discourse of Dr. Dana, and the address of the Rev Wm. Meade, 146 of Rev. L. Bacon's plea and speech of P. Grattan, Esq.
169 Gray's Travels
228, 263, 291 North American
154 Self Emancipation, (from Schoolcraft's travels,)
150 Servants, christian conduct towards them,
30€ Speeches, Lieutenant Stockton's,
14 G. W. P. Custis', Esq.
15 Mr. Gurley's,
63 Society, expenses of Soosoos, some account of
64, 305, 303 Slave Trade,
63 Slavery, extract from report on the abolition of
the opinion of the General Assemby of the Presbyterian church
278 opinion of General Lafayette on
285 Suggestions, interesting
307 Senegal, gum trade at
275 on Cape Monstserado,
29 from S. T. Coleridge,
247 To our friends,
38C West Indies, British
AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY.
It may be proper at the com- | tive was instructed to “ mencement of our work, to give a pond with the President of the concise history of this Institution. United States, for the purpose of The objects proposed by this So- obtaining a territory on the coast ciety, had, long before its origin, of Africa, or some other place not attracted the attention and occu- within the State, or territorial gopied the thoughts of several en-vernments of the United States, to lightened and intelligent indivi- serve as an asylum for such perduals. As early as the adminis- sons of colour as are now free, and tration of Mr. Jefferson, the Gover- | may desire the same, and for those nor of Virginia, at the request of who may hereafter be emancipated
he legislature of that state, ad in this commonwealth.” cressed a letter to the President, But those operations which gave with enquiries concerning the best existence to the Colonization Someans of obtaining a territory for ciety, are to be traced principally, the colonization of free people of to the thoughts and exertions of a colour. The opinion expressed in retired, but eminent christian in reply was, that an establishment New Jersey. For years had the should be formed in Africa similar condition of the free coloured poto that then existing in Sierra pulation of our country, excited Leone. A short time before the the compassion of the Reverend organization of the Society, this Robert Finley, and aroused the subject was brought forward more wholu vigour of his intellect, to prominently by Virginia, in cer-form plans for their relief. In the tain resolutions adopted by her exiled children of Africa, this good legislature, by which the execu- man saw not merely the heirs to a