Claims of the Africans: or, History of the American Colonization Society.
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Published by Massachusetts Sabbath School Union in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Liberia.,
  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • American Colonization Society.,
  • Blacks -- Colonization -- Africa.,
  • Liberia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy the author of Conversations on the Sandwich Islands Mission, &c. ... Rev. by the publishing committee.
ContributionsTuttle, Sarah.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE448 .C58
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. incl. front. (map)
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6529744M
LC Control Number11008694
OCLC/WorldCa8260575

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