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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 59

1. United States, House of Representatives, Select Committee, Report of the Select Committee on Emancipation and Colonization, with an Appendix (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1862). (83 p.)

Report of a committee charged with determining the effect of a gradual emancipation of slaves in six border states (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri) followed by their colonization in another part on the North American continent or somewhere else in the world. The appendix, which encompasses more than half of the monograph, contains documents related to the identification of potential sites for the colonization of emancipated slaves from the United States.