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History of the American colony in Liberia, from December 1821 to 1823

J. Ashmun

History of the American colony in Liberia, from December 1821 to 1823

by J. Ashmun

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Published by Printed by Way & Gideon in Washington City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Colonization -- Africa,
  • Liberia -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled from the authentic records of the colony.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40099.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13554890M
    OCLC/WorldCa10968805

    Ashmun, Jehudi., History of the American Colony in Liberia from December – Yankee Traders, Old Coasters, and African Middlemen: A History of American Legitimate Trade with West Africa in Author: Herbert Brewer. In the AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY was granted Cape Mesurado by local chiefs of the De. The colony of LIBERIA was founded, and in the fiorst freed American slaves of African origin were settled here. The colony was expanded, capital MONROVIA (named after U.S. president Monroe) founded, more ex-slaves brought here for settlement.

    Ashmun wrote numerous letters to ACS officials, family and friends in the United States. These and his book, History of the American Colony in Liberia, – () constitute the earliest written history of the Liberia colony. Death. Suffering ill health in Liberia, Ashmun returned to the United States in Born: 21 April , Champlain, New York, U.S. Austin's Colony was the first and largest Anglo-American settlement in Mexican Texas and was established by Stephen F. Austin in The Records include contracts, land titles, surveyor's field notes, correspondence, registers, and plats of surveys created as a result of the process by which settlers were admitted to the colony and given title to land.

    He found the colony ridden with fever, short of supplies, and threatened by native attack. Ashmun and a handful of men repulsed the attacks, and for the next six years, despite severe hardships, he built up the colony. He wrote "History of the American Colony in Liberia to (pub ).".   The current civil war in Liberia, which recently cost the life of Samuel Doe, the President since a coup in the early 80s, has its roots in the founding of a colony for former slaves in In the beginning of the 18th century, the tide of opinion in America and elsewhere was turning against slavery.


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History of the American Colony in Liberia, from December to History of the American Colony in Liberia, from December to by Ashmun, J. (Jehudi), Publication date History of the American colony in Liberia, from December to Washington D.C: printed by Way and Gideon, [FCO Historical Collection DT ASH] Of great interest to European observers of Africa was the pioneering settlement of Liberia, which abutted Sierra Leone to the east.

Colonial Agents 15 Dec - 25 Apr Eli Ayres (b. - d. From Colony to Republic The American Colonization Society sent its first group of immigrants to Sherbro Island in Sierra Leone. The island's swampy, unhealthy conditions resulted in a high death rate among the settlers as well as the society's representatives.

The British governor allowed the immigrants to relocate to a safer area temporarily while the ACS worked to save its colonization. History of the American colony in Liberia, from December to Washington City [D.C.]: Printed by Way & Gideon. (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J Ashmun; David Richardson Harrison.

The American Colonization Society was founded in Decem by American Robert Finley to return freed African-American to Africa. Inthe first former American slaves arrived at the British colony of Sierra Leone from the United States and in the American Colonization Society founded the colony of Liberia as a homeland for freed African-American and ex-Caribbean slaves to live.[7].

Liberia, or, The early history & signal preservation of the American colony of free Negroes on the coast Liberia; Anglo American and the rise of modern South Africa / Duncan Innes; Back to Africa; a history of Sierra Leone and Liberia; History of the American colony in Liberia, [microform] from December to By J.

Ashmun. Compile. In Decemberthey acquired Cape Mesurado, a mile-long (58 km) strip of land near present-day Monrovia, from the indigenous ruler King Peter (perhaps with some threat of force).

From the beginning, the colonists were attacked by indigenous peoples whose territory this was, such as the Malinké tribes.

In addition, they suffered from disease, the harsh climate, lack of food and medicine. The Colony. The American Colonization Society was founded in Washington in The purpose of the society was to encourage the emigration of African Americans back to Africa. Among the founders of the society were Henry Clay, Francis Scott Key and Bushnod Washington.

In the society successfully founded the African colony of Liberia. In an agreement was signed between the Society and local chiefs granting the Society possession of Cape Mesurado. The first freed American slaves landed inshortly followed by Jehudi Ashmun, a white American who founded the government and the digest of laws of Liberia.

Get this from a library. History of the American colony in Liberia, from December to [J Ashmun]. ASHMUN() History of the American colony in Liberia, from December to jpg × ; 30 KB A letter to the Hon. Isaac Parker, chief justice of the Supreme court of the state of Massachusetts - containing remarks on the dislocation of the hip joint, occasioned by the publication of a trial ().jpg 1, × 1,; KBCategory combines topics: book, date of publication, ASHMUN() History of the American colony in Liberia, from December to Illustration depicting the National and Merchant Flag and Ensign of Liberia.

Dated 20th Century Illustration depicting the National and Merchant Flag and Ensign of Liberia. More contemporary overviews of the history are presented in Dunn and Tarr and Pham CountryWatch provides up-to-date general information about Liberia.

Ashmun, Jehudi. History of the American Colony in Liberia, – Washington, DC: Way & Gideon, E-mail Citation». -- History of the American colony in Liberia, from December to () by Jehudi Ashmun. -- Washington: Way & Gideon, Negro culture in West Africa: a social study of the Negro group of Vai-speaking people () by George W.

Ellis. -- New York, The Neale Publishing Company,   Ashmun’s letters home and his book, History of the American Colony in Liberia, () constitute the earliest written history of the Liberia colony.

In Rev. John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, and his wife, Sarah Emlen Cresson, a Quaker, founded Ashmun Institute, later named Lincoln University.

48 The census data from Liberia is included in United States Congress, Senate, Senate Executive Document Roll of the Emigrants That Have Been Sent to the Colony of Liberia, Western Africa, by the American Colonization Society and Its Auxiliaries, to September,Etc., 28th Congress, 2nd Session, –5, Serial–