The African Repository and colonial journal [later:] The African Repository
The African Repository and colonial journal [later:] The African Repository
The African Repository and colonial journal [later:] The African Repository
The African Repository and colonial journal [later:] The African Repository

The African Repository and colonial journal [later:] The African Repository

Washington: James C. Dunn [later: American Colonization Society], 1838-1889. An incomplete and disparate run and with a major gap 1851-1870, 88 issues in all, volumes 16-18 in a bound volume but without a front cover, the rest in wrappers; a few wrappers missing, a few defective, a number loose, but present; edge tears, chips, and curls. Condition ranges from fair to very good. Included are volumes 14 (1838), nos. 1-10, 12; volume XV (1839), no.1-3, 5-6, 8-9, 11, 14-18; volume 16 (1840), nos. 1, 4-16, 18, 21, 23-24; volume 17 (1841), nos. 1-8; volume 18 (1842), nos. 3-4, 9-10, 15-18, 20, 22-24; volume 26 (1850), nos. 10-11[big gap]; volume 47 (1871) nos. 1, 11; volume 50 (1874), nos. 1-4, 8-9; volume 51 (1875), no. 2; volume 53 (1876), nos. 2-4; volume 54 (1878), nos. 2-4; volume 57 (1881), nos. 6-8; volume 59 (1883), nos. 3-4; volume 64 (1888), no. 4; volume 65 (1889), nos. 2-4. Much on Liberia, abolition, slavery, the Amistad case, African colonization, African languages, etc. The African Repository and Colonial Journal, title simplified in 1850 to African Repository, was the official publication of the American Colonization Society, which supported the migration of free American Blacks to Africa, specifically to its colony of Liberia. It began publication in 1825 and ceased in 1892 and is a primary source for the early history of Liberia. Item #57805

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