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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 25

16. Edward Wilmot Blyden, The Origin and Purpose of African Colonization. Being the Annual Discourse Delivered at the sixty-Sixth Anniversary of the American Colonization Society, Held in the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D. C., Sunday, January 14, 1883 (Washington, DC: For the Society, 1883). (22 p.)

Address by the President of Liberia College in which the speaker argues that the colonization of African Americans in west Africa has served to elevate the condition of African natives. (The collection has another copy of this address in volume 54 [no. 17].)