Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Henry Highland Garnet
Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The speaker supported the goals and motivations of the African Civilization Society. He stressed that the motivation behind the funding of immigration to Africa is to confirm friendly relations with the native people, to purchase land for immigrants, to build schools and churches, to promote lawful commerce, and to encourage the spread of Christianity.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,066 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1860
Keywords: Africa; African Civilization Society; Central America; Christianity; commerce; education; freedom; Hayti; immigration; liberty; political planning; prejudice; schools; slave trade; West Indies