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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 70

28. The Continent of the Future: Africa and Its Wonderful Development—Exploration, Gold Mining, Trade, Mission and Elevation (Hampton, VA: Normal School Steam Press, 1881). (18 p.)

Pamphlet praising the promise of Africa as a place for economic development and settlement. The pamphlet contains three maps of Africa; a map of African explorations to August 1877, a map of explorations since August 1877, and a map of Protestant missions stations in Africa. An open letter dated April 18, 1882, from the Pennsylvania Colonization Society seeking funds for Liberia, is tipped in behind the front cover.