published by order of the managers of the American Colonization Society. One issue: August 15, 1840. Vol. XVI, no. 16. Foxed, o/w very good, untrimmed in original wraps. some foxing. Scarce. Dumond p. 5. Item #34797
The society advocated the return of Blacks to Africa and helped settle Liberia. The African Repository was first issued in 1825 and continued until 1892, when its name was changed to Liberia. It was edited by Ralph Randolph Gurley. The American Colonialization Society labored to return free African-Americans to Liberia and worked to suppress the slave trade. The society transported 6000 people between 1821 and 1867.