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The Duty of A Rising Christian State to Contribute to the the World's Well-Being and Civilization, and the Means by Which it May Perform the Same. The Annual Oration before the Common Council and the Citizens of Monrovia, Liberia - July 26, 1855; Being The Day of National Independence
London / [Boston]: Wertheim & Macintosh / Reprinted by the Massachusetts Colonization Society, 1856 /1857. London / [Boston]: Wertheim & Macintosh / Reprinted by the Massachusetts Colonization Society. 1856 /1857. First. First American edition, reprinted in 1857 from the 1856 London edition. Octavo. 31, [1]pp.. Original saddlestitched printed buff paper wrappers. Small chip and modest soiling on the front wrap, else very good or better. An important oration celebrating the independence of Liberia. The author was a New York free-born black man, educated at Queens College, England, who worked tirelessly in concert with the American Colonization Society to promote emigration to Liberia. A nice copy of this fragile and important pamphlet. .
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