Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Alexander Crummell
Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898
Newspaper or publication: New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection
Speech emphasizing the benefits of colonization in Africa. The speaker listed each benefit and positive feature of Africa in a very rational and pragmatic way emphasizing trade, economics, education and Christian missionary work that have improved the colonized areas.
Description of file(s): PDF 25 page, 6,423 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1861
Keywords: Abbeokuta; Africa; Christianity; Colonization; commerce; cotton; education; England; exploration; France; Gambia; Germany; history; Lagos; Liberia; military; missionaries; Monrovia; school; Sierra Leone; trade; tradition; Wesleyans