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"Resolved, That a copy of the foregoing resolutions and prefatory remarks, be sent to the Treasurer of the Colonization Society." A true extract from the Minutes.


Secretary of the Vestry of Christ Church, Richmond, Va.

JUVENILE COLONIZATION SOCIETY.-Such an Institution was established, under omens the most auspicious, in Cincinnati, on the 5th of July.— This day having been set apart for celebrating the Anniversary of our National Independence, it was resolved to devote the afternoon to the organization of a Juvenile Colonization Society; and notice was given to this effect in the Sunday schools, and in several of the churches. The Rev. Mr. Ballard was called to the chair, and A. Blanchard requested to act as Secretary. We wish it were in our power to present the interesting addresses made on the occasion. When these were concluded, "one hundred and fifty two names (which have since increased to 176) were immediately subscribed to the constitution."

The following officers were then chosen, agreeably to the provisions of the constitution.

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We trust this example will be followed in other places, and thus the cause of African Colonization become incorporated with the earliest impressions and warmest sympathies of all the youth in our land.

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN MALACCA.-We are happy to learn from the Asiatic Journal for June, that an arrangement has been entered into by the inhabitants of the town and territory of Malacca, that slavery shall not be recognized in said town and territory, after the 31st December, 1841.— This agreement was entered into, through the medium of deputations from different classes of inhabitants, viz. five persons on behalf of the Portuguese, and as many on behalf of the Chinese, the Malays, and the Chooleas respectively.-[Journal of Commerce.

LIBERIA PRESBYTERIAN CHAPEL.-The Synod of Virginia having recommended to their members to raise a sufficient sum of money to build

a school house in Liberia, which would also serve as a Presbyterian chapel, a number of donations in money and jewelry to the amount of about one hundred and sixty dollars have been received: This sum includes four pence, the voluntary offering of a little orphan five years old; after listening with intense interest to a conversation on the subject, she brought the contents of her little box, saying, "this is all the money I have got!" No comment is needed.

A clergyman in Virginia, writes to the editor of the Philadelphian “Let us do something. I have subscribed $20." Dr. Ely says he will follow the example of his correspondent. So $40 are subscribed towards building a church in Liberia, for Presbyterian friends. Mr. Shipherd, an intelligent colonist from Richmond, Va. speaks in high terms of Mr. Erskine, the Presbyterian preacher in the Colony. His commendation, we know from personal acquaintance with Mr. Erskine, is not unmerited.

ORPHAN SCHOOL IN LIBERIA.—Mr. Sessing, one of the Swiss Missionaries, who previously to his sailing for Liberia, favoured our city with a visit, and who will be remembered with interest by many of the readers of the Philadelphian, has established an Orphan School, at which several of the native children attend.


SABBATH SCHOOL SOCIETY.-The following extract from the Liberia Herald, exhibits the feelings of interest which the Colonists cherish with regard to the redeeming influence of Sabbath School instruction.

"We are happy to learn, that a new Sabbath School Society, to which all our most promising young men have attached themselves, either as teachers or Scholars, has been formed. We are much pleased at this, as we always are, at all efforts which tend to a more general dissemination of knowledge. R. Raikes has immortalized his name, by being the founder of Sabbath Schools; and generations yet unborn, will bless the day that gave him birth; for were our standard of judging great men, a correct one, who would precede this champion of Sabbath institutions?— Would the hero, who had slain his thousands? would the miser, who had robbed the widow and the fatherless? We pronounce the man who causes ten spears of grass to grow, where but one grew before, an useful man; but how much more is he to be reverenced, who causes light to flash upon intellects, which before were as dark as night-as void as space itself, where ignorance sat enthroned, surrounded by his peers. "We are glad to see so many of our young people interested in the success of the institution. With perseverance for their guide, they need

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not doubt, but their labours will be blessed with success. will be the recollection, when old age comes creeping on, to know that their younger days were spent in diffusing light and knowledge, and that they now look upon many, who were the objects of their early solicitude!

"In all labours for the public good, it becomes us not to look behind, at what we have accomplished, but to keep straight forward, and to continue in the path of duty, until it shall please our Lord to call us hence. I would not give a fig for a man, who labours for a few months and then becomes wearied: give me the slow, plodding individual, upon whom I can depend, who, though he may not see the fruits of his labours, perseveres because he believes it a point of duty. It may not be amiss, to mention, that we have lately received several volumes of books, well adapted for a Sabbath School Library, which we should be happy to deposit, in a suitable place, as the beginning of an Union Sabbath School Library.

"Officers of the Society, J. D. Preston, president; G. R. McGill and Frederick Lewis, Superintending Committee; Remus Harvey, Secretary."

Six hundred dollars have been raised in Philadelphia and Baltimore, to purchase the emancipation of Mr. Gustice, a Methodist Preacher in Maryland, his wife and four children. We presume they are destined for the Colony of Liberia.

COLONIZATION SOCIETY.-A plan has been projected for raising two thousand dollars in this city, for the purpose of colonizing in Africa one hundred emancipated slaves, or such as may be emancipated, with the design of having them colonized. We are happy to state that about eleven hundred dollars of this sum have been already subscribed by the liberality of our citizens.-[in. Chr. Jour.

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Departure of the Carolinian.

We stated in our last number, that the ship "Carolinian," chartered by the Society, was at Norfolk, prepared to receive emigrants for Liberia. This vessel sailed on the 20th of October, with one hundred and seven coloured persons, forty-five of whom were emancipated slaves. The Colonial Agent, Dr. Mechlin, took passage in this vessel, together with Dr. Humphries, Colonial Physician and Assistant Agent, and Mr. and Mrs. Skinner, Missionaries sent out by the American Board of

Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Among the liberated slaves were eight, the children and grand-children of Abduhl Rahhahman; nine liberated by C. Bolton, Esq. of Savannah; twelve by Miss Blackburn, near Charlestown, Va.; seven by Miss Van Meter, of Hardy county, Va. and seven others left free by a gentleman in Essex county, Va. and a few others freed by others, whose names are not specified. It will be recollected, that a fund of more than four thousand dollars was raised at the North, nearly two years ago, to aid in the redemption of the family of Abduhl Rahhahman, and to this fund the children and grand-children who have just embarked, owe their freedom. Those liberated, were generally well supplied with the articles most necessary for their comfort during the voyage, and their subsequent settlement; and soine had been particularly prepared by instruction, for usefulness in the colony. One of the females sent out by Miss Blackburn, had a pretty good library, Infant School boards, spelling books, &c.; and it is believed, that on her arrival, she may open a small school to advantage. The husbands of two of the women emancipated by Miss Blackburn, were ransomed by her at an expense of eight hundred dollars, that they might accompany their wives to Liberia. In fulfilling her benevolent purposes towards her servants, Miss Blackburn was very generously assisted by her friends, and unwilling to have the good deeds of others put to her credit; she has expressed the wish that the names of those, with the sums and donations of each, should be published in the Repository. We here give the list which has been transmitted:

Mr. Keys, Charlestown, Jefferson county, Va. $10; Mr. G. W. Humphries, do. $10; Dr. Griggs do. $10; Mrs. B. C. Washington, $10: Mrs. T. B. Washington, do. $5; Mr. R. Brown, do. 85; Mr. E. Lee, Shepherdstown, Va. $5; Mr. Wickum, Philadelphia, 85; Mrs. J. A. Washington, $21; Mrs. B. C. Washington, $20; Miss J. B. Blackburn, $15; Mrs. Loyd, Alexandria, $5; Mrs. E. Blackburn, $8; Miss E. Blackburn, 85; Mrs. Judge Todd, 85; Miss Haunah Lee, Washington, $5. Smaller donations were presented to the amount of ten dollars, and also, a looking glass, valued at twenty dollars. "Thus were many hearts opened to aid this good work," upon which we fervently implore the blessing of Almighty God.

Expedition for Liberia.

The brig Volador, of Baltimore, a new and fast-sailing vessel, has been chartered by the Society, and will proceed immediately to Norfolk, to receive on board emigrants and supplies for the Colony. From seventy to one hundred passengers, with Dr. George P. Todsen, appointed Physician for the Colony, are expected to embark in this vessel. A large number of free people. of colour in North Carolina are disposed to emigrate to Liberia, and in the course of a few months will be ready for their departure. It would hardly be judicious, perhaps, to add a larger number to the Colony, this autumn, than that of the last and present expeditions.


To the American Colonization Society, from 18th October, to

15th November, 1830.

From Richard Yates, Esq. Treasurer, N. York State Col.
Society, the following collections:—

Collection by Rev. Mr. Van Waggoner, Reformed Dutch Ch.

Beverdam, Town of Bern,


by Rev. Mr. Kirk, Pastor 4th Pres Ch Albany,
from Presbyterian church at Duanesburgh, Rev. G.
McMaster, Pastor,.....

from Baptist cong at Sandlake, S. Olmstead, Pastor,
from second Presbyterian church at Albany, Rev.
Dr. Sprague, Pastor,..



15 40

4 25

91 80



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by Rev. Mr. Williams, Pastor 3d Pres ch Albany,
by Rev
Mr Ferris, Pastor 2d Reformed Dutch
church, Albany,

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by John A Savage, Pres ch Fort Covington,
by G F Yates, Reformed Dutch ch Schenectady,
by IB Pierce, Unitarian Soc Trenton, Oneida co
by Isaac Keach, Baptist ch Hoorich,
by Rev S Severey, Pastor of Mount Hope,
by Rev. J McCarrell, Associate Ref'd ch Newburg,
by Rev Mr Searle, Ref'd Dutch church, Caxsackri,
by Rev M Smith, Pres church, Rensselaerville,
by JVS Lansing, Associate ch Bloomingsburg,
by Rev Mr Matthias, Methodist E Ch Albany,
by Rev A E Campbell, Pastor Pres ch Palmyra,
by Rev James Taylor, church in Morristown,
by Rev J Fine, Presbyterian ch Ogdensburgh,
by Rev N Smith, Pastor ch at Patchogue, L Island,


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