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Condition of the American Colored Population: And of the Colony at Liberia American Colonization Society

Condition of the American Colored Population: And of the Colony at Liberia

American Colonization Society

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331472667
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30 pages
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Excerpt from Condition of the American Colored Population: And of the Colony at LiberiaThe statements in the pamphlet published by this Society during the last year, had reference principally, to the establishment and prosperity of the Colony atMoreExcerpt from Condition of the American Colored Population: And of the Colony at LiberiaThe statements in the pamphlet published by this Society during the last year, had reference principally, to the establishment and prosperity of the Colony at Liberia. It is proposed to exhibit in the following pages some facts relative to the present condition of the colored population in the United States, and to offer some remarks on the different measures recommended for their relief.The facts to be presented, have all been derived from official documents, or from special correspondence with intelligent and responsible gentlemen in various parts of the country, and may be relied upon as substantially correct.Slaves.The first presentation of facts is designed to show the condition of the-slaves in the United States, and will have respect to the following topics. (1.) Their population and increase. (2.) Their civil disabilities. (3.) Their intellectual and moral condition.I. Population and Increase of the Slaves in the United States.The following table is designed to show the population and increase-of the Slaves in the United States since 1820. The first column gives the name of the state- the second, the census of 1820- the third, the census of 1830- the fourth, the increase of the slaves during the intervening ten years- the fifth, the rate per cent, of slave increase- and the sixth, the rate per cent, increase of the whites.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.