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Subtitle: The Colonization Society.

Title: Colored American - October 2, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer warns his readers not to be taken in by the promises of Colonization. He emphasizes the missionary work of George S. Brown who, when he could not convert the native Africans to Christianity, killed them en mass and then bragged about doing so. Now this same missionary is attempting to persuade free African Americans to immigrate to Liberia.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; African Americans--Colonization; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Africa; Christianity; Colonization; Liberia; Methodist Episcopal Missionary Station

People: Brown, George S.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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