Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Edward Wilmot Blyden
Speaker or author: Blyden, Edward Wilmot, 1832-1912.
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Lynch, Black Spokesman: Selected Published Writings of Edward Wilmot Blyden, pp. 219-222
Inaugural address given at the opening of Liberia College in the newly formed colony of Liberia in West Africa. The speaker gave a brief history of the Africa people who had been captured into slavery and were now given the opportunity to return to their "fatherland" and establish a successful country based on freedom and liberty.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,686 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1862
People: de Tocqueville, Alexis