Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Martin Robison Delany
Speaker or author: Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885
Newspaper or publication: Patriot
The speaker expressed his idea that the colonization of Liberia had failed because the promoters of the initiative lacked organization and planning. The focus was on the number of people that could be gathered to immigrate without any thought to what they would do once they got to Liberia. He advised asking the immigrants to pay their own way, and making the project a purely secular one.
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 206 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1860