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Maryland State Col. Soc.- Continued.

Its officers and managers, 122.
Embarkation of its emigrants, 230.

Refuses to adopt the new constitution for Liberia, 291.
Matthias, Rev. John J. Appointed governor of Bassa Cove, 124.

Extract from his letter to Dr. Proudfit, 357.
Maxwell, William. His remarks at the sixth annual meeting of the Virgina Col.

Soc. 55.
Mercer, Charles F., M. C. Addresses A. C. S. at its 20th annual meeting, 35, 36,
Mills, Rev. Samuel J. 327.
Missions. See Africa;. Seys, Rev. John;"White, Rev. David;' « Wilson, Mrs.;"

· Wilson, Rev. Alexander, E.' &c.]
Mission to Ashantee, 69.
Episcopal mission to Africa, 69, 198, 230, 284. Extract concerning the,

from the annual report of the board of foreign missions of the Protestant
Episcopal church, 316.
Methodist mission to Africa, 193, 218, 220, 284.
Embarkation of missionaries at Baltimore, 230.
Mission to western Africa, 238.
Disasters to missionaries, 249.

Moravian missions, 313.
Mississippi. The Legislature prohibits the introduction of slaves into the State,

• Monument, The: A Dream of Future Scenes.' 329.
Moors and Arabs, The, 275, 276, 277, 278.
Moro, or Omora, a native African. Sketch of, 203.
• Negro's Friend, The,' 91. Remarks on this article, 216.
Newell, Rev. Daniel. Appointed an agent, 199.
Nicholson, Capt. Joseph J. His letter to the Secretary of the Navy, concerning

a visit to the American colonial settlements in Africa, 105.
Paine, Elijah, 226. [See Auxiliary Societies, Vermont.']
Park, Mungo. His travels in Africa, 268.

Circumstances of the death of his son, 303.
Philip, Rev. John, D. D. Extract from his speech before the British Foreign Bi-

ble Society, 295.
Pinney, Rev. John B. Appointed agent of the Col. Soc. of Pittsburg, 125.

His speech at a meeting of the Y. M. Col. Soc. of Pennsylvania, 156.
His do. do. col. meeting at Harrisburg Penn. 167. See 173, 174.

Addresses the Penn. Col. Soc. at its anniversary meeting, 216.
Plumer, Rev. W. S. Addresses the Penn. Col. Soc. at its anniversary meeting,

Poetry. Hymn by H: Teage, 231.
Polk, Mr., a colored teacher at Liberia. His death, 359.
Proudfit, Rev. Alexander, D. D. His address to A. C. S. at its twentieth annual

meeting, 25.

Addresses the Society again, 35.
Ralston, Robert, a Vice-President of A. C. S. Resolution concerning his death, 33.
Randolph, Thomas J. Addresses the Virginia Col. Soc. at its sixth annual meet-
Reese, Dr. David M. His address to A. C. S. at its twentieth annual meeting, 28.


· Auxiliary Societies;' Illinois, 8c. &c.]
Resolutions of the Synod of Kentucky in favor of A. C. S.38.
Resolutions of the Virginia annual conference, Feb. 14, 1837, 96, 97.
Col. meeting, Feb. 6, 1837, at Trenton, N. J.97.
Meeting of the New Athens Col. Soc. 135.
Do. do. Lancaster county (Penn.) Col. Soc. 135, 165.
Col. meeting at Richmond, Va. 135.
Do. do, Harrisburg (Penn.) 167, 173, 174.

do. Fayetteville, N. C. April 18, 1837, 175.

ing; 52.


RESOLUTIONS, &c.-Continued.

Memorial from Petersburg, Va. in favor of colonization, 189.
Reynolds, Rev. John. His remarks at the fifth anniversary of the N. Y. C. Col.

Soc. 211.
Rockwell, Rev. Charles. His remarks at a col. meeting at Richinond, Va. 135,

His letter concerning the slave trade, 168.

Addresses the Conn. Col. Soc. at its annual meeting, 260.
Ross, Capt. Isaac. Particulars of his will, 19.
Ross, Mr. Isaac. Do. do. do. 19.
Ruter, Rev. Martin. Appointed an agent, 199.
Scott, Dr. of Aberdeen. His letter concerning George Thompson, W. L. Garri-

son, &c. 323.
Seaton, William W. Addresses A. C. S. at its twentieth annual meeting, 33.
Selim, Ballah. His visit to the United States, 101.
Seys, Rev.John. His letter, Dec. 12, 1836, from Monrovia, 193.

Do. do. 21, do. do. 220.
Do. April 27, 1837, concerning the Manual Labor School

at Monrovia, 293
His letter, May 31, 1837, from Monrovia, 281.

Extracts from his letter, June 2, 1837, 234.
Skinner, Dr. Ezekiel, late Governor of Liberia. Returns to U. States, 22.

His report of the state of the colony, 80.

Notice of his address at a col. meeting in Phila. 83.
• Slaveholder, A Maryland.' His proposition to the friends of freedom in the eastern

States, 67.
Slavery. [See · Breckinridge, Robert J.;' Illinois,'&c. &c.]

In the District of Columbia. Debate in the Federal Senate concerning it, 84.
Slaves. (See “Bermuda Case;' Mississippi.'] Religion among the, 88.
SLAVE TRADE. [See Rockwell, Rev. Charles.] Its supposed agency in pro-

ducing the massacre at Bassa Cove, 25.
Its progress, 31, 192, 194, 224, 279, 333.
Slavers captured, 194, 225, 281.
Capture of a Portuguese slaver with 430 slaves, by the British schooner

Griffin, 255.
Capture of two Brazilian slavers by the British brig of war, Dolphin, 256.
Treaty between Great Britain and Spain for suppressing it, 280.

Communication concerning the, 368.
Smith, Gerrit. His agreement to pay for the transportation, &c. of certain slaves,


His present and former opinions concerning A. C. S. 355.
Smith, John, 65. [See · Emancipation.']
Smith, Mr. Addresses the Virginia Col. Soc. at its 6th annual meeting, 53.
Southard, Samuel L., M. C. Addresses A. C. S. at its twentieth annual meeting,

34, 35.
Spence, Capt. Isaac. His pretended claim to land in Liberia, 261.
Stockdell, Rev. John, 257. [SeeEmancipation.']
Taylor, Dr. William H., a colonial physician. Extracts of a letter from him, 263.
Teage, Hilary, Colonial Secretary. Extracts of a letter from him, Nov. 24, 1836,


His hymn, 231.
Texas and the African slave trade, 280.
Tittler, Ephraim, a colored missionary, 239.
Tubman, Richard, 66. [See · Emancipation.]
Turner, Reuben D., Cor. Sec. of American Society for the promotion of education

in Africa. His circular, 196.
• Union and concert,'291.
Venable, Rev. Mr. [See • Wilson, Rev. Alexander E.')
Virginia. Proceedings in the Legislature concerning colonization, 47.
Wadsworth, Mr. Addresses a col. meeting at Raleigh, N. C. 174.
White, Bishop, a Vice-President of A. C. Š. Resolution concerning his death, 33.
White, Rev. David. Rumor of his death, 223. Confirmed, 285. Death of his

wife, 285.
White, Lee, 295. [See Emancipation.']
Whitehead, Robert. Addresses the Virginia Col. Soc. at its sixth annual meet-

ing, 62.
Wilkins, Miss Ann. Her remarks concerning Liberia, 357.
Williams, Anthony D., Lieutenant Governor of Liberia,

Letter from him, Nov. 23, 1836, 150.
Do. do. Dec. 12, 137.
Extracts of a letter from him, Feb. 13, 1837, 170.
do. June 1,

Wilson, Rev. Alexander E. His letters from Cape Palmas, 38, 39, 246.

His journal of an expedition from Cape Palmas to Bolobo, 240.
Joini letter from himn and Messrs. Lindley and Venable, August 18, 1836,


Extract from his letter, Feb. 1837, 358.
Wilson,'Mrs. Mary Jane, of the Zoolah Mission. Extracts of a letter from her,

July 28, 1836, 222. Her death, 222.

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SINCE its last anniversary, JAMES Madison, President of this Society and late President of the U. States, has descended to the tomb. Were it proper, it would be impossible within the limits of this occasion to enumerate the virtues, or present a sketch, however brief, of the character of this great and venerable man. His character, his virtues are before the world; both have, since his decease, been exhibited by our ablest, our most eloquent citizens to the admiration of his Country; and the honours which covered him in the high stations he successively filled are now gathering in unfading purity and brightness around his monument. On this monument may be inscribed "the Friend, the Patron, the President of the American Colonization Society.”

Mr. Madison, like Judge Marshall, (to whose memory the Managers paid an humble tribute in their last Report) had contemplated the scheme of African Colonization not merely in its direct and immediate effects, but in its indirect and, if more remote, more extended and beneficial consequences; and in his letter of December 1831, addressed to the Secretary of the Society, he gave it as his opinion that many circumstances seemed to concur in brightening the prospects of the Society, and cherishing the hope that

the time will come when the dreadful calamity which has so long afflicted our country and filled so many hearts with despair, will be gradually removed, and by means consistent with justice, peace and the general satisfaction; thus giving to our country the full enjoy

ment of the blessings of liberty and to the world the full benefit of its great example.”

He regarded as did also the late Chief Justice of the U. States) the object of the Society as “of a truly national character, and in contemplating the pecuniary resources needed for the removal of such a number of persons to so great a distance, had with him, long turned his thoughts and hopes to the rich fund presented in the Western Lands of the Nation. It is known, he observes, that distinguished patriots not dwelling in slave-holding states would be willing to let the national domain be a resource in effecting it. “Should it be remarked," he adds, "that the States, though all may be interested in relieving our country from the coloured population, are not equally so; it is but fair to recollect, that the sections most to be benefited are those whose cessions created the fund to be disposed of."

Desirous as was Mr. Madison to secure to the enterprise of the Society the favor and treasure of the Government of the Union, he was not disposed to withhold from it, while left dependent upon private bounty, his individual contributions. Several large donations testified to his interest in the Society, and the paper on which his last wishes are recorded directs that a munificent bequest from his estate should be applied to its benefit.

Mr. Madison sunk gently to his final rest at Montpelier, his seat in Orange County, Va. on the 28th of June, at the age of eighty five-years. To the last, it has been said, “his mind retained all its power and his temper all its cheerfulness.”While his great name will ever be associated with the Constitution of his country and admired by the successive generations whose freedom this Constitution overshadows and defends; while the light of his example, serene yet brilliant, will illuminate the pathway of our future statesmen, teaching them the virtues that adorn and the wisdom that exalts; the people of another race, another complexion, and another country, forming their political institutions after the model of those which he so powerfully contributed to establish, will acknowledge their debt, and stand through all time the living witnesses to his philanthropy.

The Board record with grief the decease of two of the revered Vice-Presidents of the Society, the Right Rev. Bishop White and Robert Ralston, Esq. of Philadelphia. Of different communions in the Christian Church,yet of one spirit, they were alike, if not singularly eminent, for the simplicity and sweetness of their manners, the purity of their lives, the fervour of their piety, the extent of their benevolence and the power of their example. To Bishop White, probably more than to any other individual, is the Episcopal Church in

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