The ... Annual Report of the American Colonization Society ...: 1823, Volumes 6-10


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Pagina 89 - The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives...
Pagina 74 - Annual Report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States.
Pagina 124 - That if any citizen of the United States, being of the crew or ship's company of any foreign ship or vessel engaged in the slave trade, or any person whatever, being of the crew or ship's company of any ship or vessel owned wholly or in part, or navigated for or in behalf of, any citizen or citizens of the United States...
Pagina 80 - Society, shall be considered auxiliary thereto, and its officers shall be entitled to attend and vote at all meetings of the Society, and of the Board of Managers.
Pagina 21 - There is a moral fitness in the idea of returning to Africa her children, whose ancestors have been torn from her by the ruthless hand of fraud and violence. Transplanted in a foreign land, they will carry back to their native soil the rich fruits of religion, civilization, law, and liberty.
Pagina 156 - In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives, adopted at their last session, instructions have been given to all the Ministers of the United States, accredited to the powers of Europe and America, to propose the proscription of the African slave trade, by classing it under the denomination, and inflicting on its perpetrators the punishment of piracy.
Pagina 39 - Commonwealth ; and that the Senators and Representatives of this State, in the Congress of the United States...
Pagina 22 - The execution of its scheme would augment instead of diminishing the value of the property left behind. The Society, composed of free men, concerns itself only with the free. Collateral consequences we are not responsible for. It is not this Society which has produced the great moral revolution which the age exhibits. What would they, who thus reproach us, have done ? If they would repress all tendencies toward liberty and ultimate emancipation, they must do more than put down the benevolent efforts...
Pagina 36 - It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the Society, and of the Board of Managers...
Pagina 63 - By the advice of M. Maignan, the surgeon of the ship, the negroes, who had hitherto remained shut up in the hold, were brought upon deck in succession, in order that they might breathe a purer air. But it became necessary to abandon this expedient, salutary as it was, because many of those negroes, affected with nostalgia (ie a passionate desire to revisit their native land) threw themselves into the sea, locked in each other's arms.

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