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Title: George Thomas Downing

Speaker or author: Downing, George T. (George Thomas), 1819-1903

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Athenaeum -- Pamphlet Collection

The speaker expressed suspicion at the request of the African Civilization Society for help with those in need in Liberia. He believed this was a backhanded way for the colonization society to get funds.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 311 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1864-10-07

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

Keywords: Africa; aid; Colonization; National Convention of Colored Men; Rhode Island; schools; Syracuse, N. Y.

Organization: National Convention of Colored Men Held in the City of Syracuse, N. Y.

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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