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American Colonization Society holds its forty-third annual meeting in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C., 1857, zoomable map
01/16/1860
The forty-third annual meeting of the American Colonization Society gathered at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. under its president, John H. B. Latrobe.  The large membership heard reports on the state of Liberia, and speeches.  N. G. Taylor of Tennessee remarked, for example, that the recent efforts in some states to expel free blacks meant that the society should redouble its efforts had providing a haven in Liberia.   (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
American Colonization Society, Annual Report of the American Colonization Society  .... (Washington D.C.: American Colonization Society, 1860), 26.

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