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Title Correspondence Relative to the Emigration to Hayti, of the Free People of Colour, in the United States: Together with the Instructions to the Agent Sent Out by President Boyer
Author Dewey, Loring Daniel (1791-1867); Boyer, Jean Pierre (1776-1850)
Date 1824
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York: Printed by Mahlon Day
Reference Dated Pams.
BIB ID 251377
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Pamphlets
Description The correspondence of Loring D. Dewey and Jean Pierre Boyer, President of Haiti, as published by the former. The main subject is the proposal to promote the emigration of African Americans to Haiti, an issue which was submitted by Dewey to the American Colonization Society, but was rejected. A new society, the Society for Promoting the Emigration of Free Persons of Colour to Hayti, was organized in June 1824.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) United States of America
Country (to) Haiti
Nationality African American
People Dewey, Loring Daniel; Boyer, Jean Pierre
Keywords emigration, immigration, colony, slavery, liberties, benevolent society, emigrant company
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society