The Liberian Colony [caption title]. From the Kentucky Commonwealth.

[Frankfort, KY]: Kentucky Commonwealth, (1834). First separate edition. 8vo. 4 pp. [printed double-column]. A report on the work of the Kentucky Colonization Society, incorporating the testimony of "Joseph Jones, a man of colour" who was sent by the society in 1833 to examine life in Liberia to help determine how to prepare emigrants for a new life. Not in Sabin or American Imprints. LCP/HSP Afro-Americana 5538. Not in Work or Blockson catalogue. OCLC locates three copies (Kentucky Historical Soc., New Jersey Historical Soc., New York Historical Soc.). Ink roman numeral at head of title, else very good. Disbound pamphlet (lacking printed wrappers?). (8568). Item #61617

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