Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Peculiar Hoax.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer alerts his readers to what he perceives to be a hoax to trick African Americans to immigrate to Liberia. A letter published in another newspaper tells readers a new society of African Americans is forming to facilitate this action. The writer believes this is a ploy by the American Colonization Society to realize its goals.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column
Organization: American Colonization Society