The ... Annual Report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States


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Página xii - Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. "They have stricken me," shalt thou say, "and I was not sick ; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Página iv - From Greenland's icy mountains ; From India's coral strand ; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand ; From many an ancient river ; From many a palmy plain ; They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Página 28 - That our Senators and Representatives in Congress, be requested to use their best endeavours to procure an appropriation of money of Congress, to aid, so far as is consistent with the Constitution of the United States...
Página 29 - That the Governor of this State be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution, to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to the Governors of the several States. Mr. Noble of Indiana, presented to the Senate of the United States...
Página 21 - Having long ago made up my mind on this subject, I have no hesitation in saying that I have ever thought that the most desirable measure which could be adopted, for gradually drawing off this part of our population — most advantageous for themselves as well as for us.
Página xxiv - If a place could be provided for their reception, and a mode of sending them hence, there were hundreds, nay thousands of citizens who would, by manumitting their slaves, relieve themselves from the cares attendant on their possession.
Página 22 - The evil has become so apparent, and the necessity for a remedy so palpable, that some of the most considerable of the slaveholding States have been induced to impose restraints upon the practice of emancipation, by annexing conditions, which have no effect but to transfer the evil from one State to another...
Página v - ... liberally granted. — Connecticut in 1828 commenced with a contribution of $200 — in 1830 she increased it to $1200; and if we become not weary in well doing, New England will arise in the majesty of her strength, and pour into our Treasury a generous portion of her wealth. He then offered the following resolution, which was adopted. Resolved, That the thanks of this Society be presented to its Officers for the faithful manner...
Página xxi - Shall we . . retain and foster the alien enemies ?' — [Idem, 88, 179, 185. 237.] ' Be all these benefits enjoyed by the African race under the shade of their native palms.
Página 21 - Society was to appoint a Committee, of which the Hon. John Randolph was a member, "to present a respectful memorial to Congress, requesting them to adopt such measures as may be thought most adviscable for procuring a Territory in Africa or elsewhere, suitable for the Colonization of the Free People of Colour.

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