Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer suggests as an alternative to colonizing Africa with free African Americans that the government should open the available acreage within its territories to all Americans regardless of color. He provides a list of acreage available in various states. He is alarmed with how quickly this land is being settled by foreign immigrants. He believes this land is better used by issuing it to African Americans instead.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page