Item #36020 A TWO THOUSAND FOLD AGENCY. Romaine, enjamin, ranklin.


Columbus, O. Sept. 13, 1875. Broadside, 4.75" x 8.25". Clean. Fine.

A broadside lauding the goal of colonization to Liberia, the base from which all of Africa will be Christianized. "The friends of Africa, and the advocates of her redemption, will be encouraged through the evidence given by Mr. H.W. Dennis, a reliable citizen of the Republic of Liberia, who has the oversight of all who go from this country to that land, as to the character of the nearly two thousand persons who have arrived there, within a short time, in the colonization ship 'Golconda'. Who can read his words and fail to realize that it is thus that a vast continent is to be reclaimed to civilization and to God?"
Dennis's Letter from Monrovia is included, expressing boundless optimism at the progress of the work. Although B.F. Romaine signs the letter in type, in behalf of the Ohio Colonization Society, the date of 1875 is probably a misprint, since Romaine died in January 1874.
OCLC 7860806 [2- U Rochester, LCP], 191232885 [3- Cornell, U IL, Brown], 950905705 [1- AAS] as of December 2021. Item #36020

Price: $400.00

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