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THE

AFRICAN REPOSITORY,

AND

COLONIAL JOURNAL.

VOL. VI.

Published by order of the Managers of
THE AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOOIETY.

THE PROFITS ARISING FROM THIS WORK, ARB DEVOTED TO THE

CAUSE OF THE SOCIETY.

dulashington:

1831.

FAMES C. DONN, PRINTER AND PUBLISHER; GEORGETOWN, D. C.

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OF THE SIXTH VOLUME.

Page.

225

Agency of Rev. H. B. Bascom,

90, 310 of R. S. Finley,

311, 379 Auditor's Fourth Report,

316 Annual Meeting of Society,

353 Address of Mr. Clay,

1 of Judge M'Kinney, of the New York Committee,

345 Africa,

187 Mahomedans of

122 Natural History of

268, 305, 334, 375 Philip's Researches in South Africa,

33 Caille's travels,

183 South Africa,

183 French Colony in

173 African Education Society,

46, 182 Infant School,

89 Gratitude of a Native

124 Female Society,

150 Natural History,

268, 305, 334 Sabbath School,

343 Song,

336 Carolinian, departure of

282 Contributions,

31, 63, 126, 157, 215, 250, 319, 351 Conclusion,

384 Correspondence, extracts from

147, 239, 275, 338 Congress, Memorial to,

42 Examination of Francis Devany before Committee of

97 Colonial Agent, return of

90 Conference, general, of Maine,

155 Canada, Coloured People in

27 Census of Richmond,

344 Church, Maryland Convention of the Associate Methodist

155 Christ Church, Richmond, proceedings of vestry of

279 Donation, liberal

319 conditional

340 Discovery, tour of

30 Coloured People, effects of Gospel among

185, 245 temperance among

183 Education, African

182 System of, for the Colony,

257 Emancipation,

187, 214, 282 Fair at Charlottesville, Ladies'

29, 88 Fourth of July,

62, 125, 154 extract from discourse on

235 Jubilee,

91 Liberality,

90, 160, 248 Female

87 Legislature of North Carolina,

341 Liberia,

182, 192 Intelligence,

49, 89, 117, 177,210, 245, 273 Expedition to

30, 156, 192, 248, 284, 382 Herald,

85, 350 Mission to

155, 249 Presbyterian Chapel in

280 Orphan School in

281 Temperance in

333 Methodist Mission to

335

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of the African Mission School Society,

Recaptured Africans,

Speeches at the Anniversary of the New York State Society,

Society, Ohio State Colonization

Kentucky State,

Connecticut State

Wilmington Colonization

Female Colonization of Georgetown,

Pennsylvania State Colonization

Juvenile Colonization

New York State Colonization

Worcester Co. Massachusetts

Danville Colonization

Societies, formation of Auxiliaries,

Slaves in North Carolina,

Slavery, in Malacca abolition of

Slaves at the South,

Sierra Leone,

School, African Sabbath

Sabbath School Society,

New York African Free

South Carolina opinions of the Colonization Society,

Temperance in Liberia,

Tribute of Respect,

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144
260
317

161
84, 186, 282

80
105
155

154

138, 180, 264

280, 349

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347

186

178, 278, 310, 311

383

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343

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343

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An Address Delivered to the Colonization Society of Kentucky, at Frankfort,

December 17, 1829, by the Hon. Henry Clay, at the request

of the Board of Managers. GENTLEMEN OF THE COLONIZATION SOCIETY OF KENTUCKY :

I most sincerely wish that the task of addressing you, on this occasion, had been assigned, by the Board of Managers, to some individual more competent than I am to explain and illustrate and enforce the claims of the Society to the friendly and favourable consideration of the public. I yield to none in a thorough persuasion of the utility of the scheme of the Society, in a profound conviction of its practicability, and in an ardent desire for its complete success.

But I am sensible that there are many others who could more happily than I can, throw around the subject those enibellishments which are best calculated to secure attention, and engage the cordial and energetic co-operation of the community. When the application was first made to me to deliver this address, I hesitated to comply with it, because I apprehended that my motives would be misconceived, and my language be misrepresented. Subsequent reflection determined me to adhere to the maxim of my whole life, to endeavour to render all the good in my power, without being restrained by the misconceptions to which I might expose myself. In entering upon the duty which has devolved 'upon me, I ask only the exercise of ordinary liberality in judging the imperfections which will doubtless 'mark its performance.

In surveying the United States of North America and their Territories, the beholder perceives, among their inhabitants, three separate and distinct races of men, originally appertaining to three different continents of the globe, each race varying from the others in colour, physical properties, and moral and intellectual endowments. The European is the most numerous; and, as well from that fact, as from its far greater advance in

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