Item: Want to Go to Liberia

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Record Number: 10765
Call number: E441 .A58 vol.115 no.14
Date of Original: 1871
Original Format: Printed Matter
Image description: Item is a circular titled, Want to Go to Liberia published by The American Colonization Society in 1871. The introductory paragraph indicates that approximately 2,600 people "have been given passage since the close of the war" and that many more requests have arrived. The Society asks for funds to "furnish the means to enable the deserving applicants to better their condition and to plant civiliazation and Christianity in Africa." Excerpts of letters from persons requesting passage follow.