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Mercer, Charles Fenton (1778-1858) Slave trade.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.035 Author/Creator: Mercer, Charles Fenton (1778-1858) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1830 Pagination: 1 v. : 293 p. ; 22 x 14.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.035 Author/Creator: Mercer, Charles Fenton (1778-1858) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1830 Pagination: 1 v. : 293 p. ; 22 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Mercer reports for "the committee to whom were referred the memorial of the American Society for colonizing the free people of color of the United States; also, sundry memorials from the inhabitants of the State of Kentucky, and a memorial from certain free people of color of the State of Ohio..." The bulk of the report consists of appendices on the American Colonization Society, Liberia and material from earlier Congresses relating to the slave trade and colonization. 21st Congress, 1st session, House Doc. 348. Removed from previous binding; cover is missing.

People: Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: FreemenColonizationAfrican American HistoryAbolitionSlaveryAfricaCongressReform Movement

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