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Life of Jehudi Ashmun
Original Author: Ralph Randolph Gurley
Created: 1835
Medium: Title page

Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia.

This is the title page of Ralph Randolph Gurley's Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia (1835). Ashmun was the agent for the American Colonization Society in Liberia and, in effect, the governor of the colony from 1822 to 1828. This biography of Ashmun included extracts of his writings as well as a "brief sketch of the life of the Rev. Lott Cary," a former slave and one of the first American settlers in Liberia.

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