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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 33

18. Robert M. Luther, Reasons for Existence. The Annual Discourse, Delivered at the Seventy-Second Annual Meeting of the American Colonization Society, Held in the First Baptist Church, Washington, D. C. Sunday Evening, January 13, 1889 (Washington, DC: n.p., 1889). (14 p.)

Address defending the viability of Liberia as a place for colonizing African Americans. The speaker concludes with an appeal for financial support as well as the endorsement of the Society’s efforts to solicit federal aid in carrying out its aims. The last page(s) is missing, although the address appears in its entirety.