Memorial of The Society of the District of Columbia for the Colonization and Civilization of Africa, praying The establishment of a commercial agency at the colony of Liberia…


Memorial of Society of the District of Columbia for the Colonization and Civilization of Africa here joining with the national American Colonization Society to promote a commercial agency in Liberia in support of the “repatriation” of Black Americans held in slavery. The Memorial includes the text of the eight-article “Constitution of the Society of the District of Columbia for the Colonization and Civilization of Africa” and a list of its officers including Hon. Charles B. Penrose as president and Rev. James Laurie, D.D. as one of the vice presidents.


Description: Memorial of The Society of the District of Columbia for the Colonization and Civilization of Africa, praying The establishment of a commercial agency at the colony of Liberia…

[Washington, D.C., np, 1844]. 4 pages. 8¾ x 5½ inches. Government Document: “[Senate]. 28th Congress, 1st Session.” Pamphlet; removed; light foxing; conjugate leaves nearly separated; Good.

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