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Liberia stastics 1817-1857

The American Colonization Society was founded 1817.
By 1857 the following number of persons had been resettled in Liberia:
9,502 immigrants.
Broken down into the following catagories:
3,676 Free born
326 self-purchased
5,500 emancipated-on conidition they immigrate.
Ref: quoted from William H. Siebert 1898
"The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom"
The above is based on a article by J. Blount in Hamilton Ohio newpaper
"Journal News" 13 October 2004 "Slave Colonization had some support in
Butler County".
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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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