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FUTURE OF AFRICA:
DELIVERED IN THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA.
REV. ALEX. CRUMMELL, B. A.,
QUEEN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
CHARLES SCRIBNER, 124 GRAND STREET.
19082. e. 1
"Joy to thy savage realms, O Africa!
And while he tarries for the glorious day
To bring again his people, there shall be
Or bleach the outward stain, he yet shall roll
Princes, submissive to the Gospel sway,
-REV. WILLIAM CROSWELL, D.D.
JOHN F. TROW,
PRINTER, STEREOTYPER, AND ELECTROTYPER, 48 & 50 Greene Street,
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.
MOST of the papers contained in this volume were addressed to public assemblies in the Republic of Liberia, and, at their request, a few of them have already appeared in print. The remaining articles, now for the first time published, relate, in an equal degree, to the interests of Africa and the negro race. They were prepared, on their several occasions, under a keen sense of responsibility, in the new field of duty on the coast of Africa, whither God has called several thousands of the sons of Africa from their former American homes. They are now published with the humble but sober conviction, that the trains of thought they present are worthy the attention and consideration of the people to whom they were addressed; if, perchance, they should prove undeserving the notice of others.
The Author, however, feels that they are somewhat fitted to two important ends; namely, first, to show that the children of Africa have been called, in