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ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, by Ralph RAN. Dolph GURLEY, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia.

con TENTs.

Bold and Independent Character—Unbroken by Misfortune—Commences a
Religious Paper—It fails—Views of the Maryland Episcopal Convention—
Granville Sharp's Agency in founding Episcopacy in America—Influence
of this Agency on the African Cause—Ashmun's removal to Washington
and connection with the Theological Repertory—Reviews the Coloniza-
tion Society's Report—Attempts the Publication of the African Intelli-
gencer—Connects himself with the Episcopal Church—Doubts about a Pro-
fession—Letter from Bishop Moore—Application for Orders—Fluctuation
of purposes—Embarrassed State of the Repertory.

Sickness—Noble devotion of Midshipman Gordon and his associates—Illness
of Ashmun–Aid rendered by a Colombian Schooner–Want of Supplies—
Restoration of Captive Children—Visit of the Cyanne–Efforts of Capt.
Spence and crew—Dr. Dix, Mr. Richard Seaton–Visit of Mr. Ashmun
to Settra Kroo–Arrival of Dr. Ayres—Mr. Ashmun's earnest request for
Teachers—Incident–His Thoughts on Trade–Drafts from Fayal—
Stands not well in the Public Confidence—Receives little countenance
m the Government or Society—His inanly Fortitude—Confidence in

Truth—Terms on which he will remain in Africa sent to the Board—
State and Prospects of the Colony.

Mr. Ashmun's last entire year of labor–Reputation—Growth of the Society—
Visit of the Shark—Capt. Norris—Arrival of the Doris–Of the Norfolk—
Disappointed purpose of Mr. Ashmun to visit the United States—Pre-
parations for Emigrants—Necessity of throwing Emigrants upon their
efforts—Injury to the Colonial Schooner—Illness of Mr. Ashmun—Wisit
to Sierra Leone and the Pongas—Description of that River and Country—
Correspondence with Sir Neil Campbell—Treaty of Peace with Trade
Town–War between the Chief of Sesters and his neighbor of Trade
Town–Peace—Infirmary of Invalids—Schools–Method of subsisting
Emigrants in Africa—Views in regard to the United States’ Agency for

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