Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia. with an Appendix containing Extracts from his Journal and other Writings; with a Brief Sketch of the Life of Rev. Lott Cary.

Washington: Printed for James C. Dunn, 1835. 8vo. 396, 160 pp., including appendix. FIRST EDITION. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Contemporary sheepskin; light penciling, extremities rubbed, otherwise very good. Item #11380

First edition. One of the best and earliest principal sources on Liberia's colonial history. Of particular interest is the chapter devoted to the uprising of 1822. The appendix contains the author's views of the natural history and agriculture of the region.

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