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om the organization of the American Colonization Society in 1817 to 1860 for the little negro colony in Africa is $1,950,238.71. "All this expense," exclaims the author, "and for what good? The world laughed at a Republic of civilized Frenchmen, yet the Colonization Society considered that negroes ware equal to it. Change the form of the negro's head, put in more cubic inches of brain, bring him to America, and then expect improvement, take away the white blood in Liberia, and, like Herodotus's great negro colony of Colchis, would fade away." And then the cost. To colonize American negroes in Africa, says Train, would require an expenditure equal to "one-half the national debt of Great Britain, and eight thousand ships, each accommodating five hundred negroes." A fleet of a hundred ships, bearing thirty thousand men to the neighboring shores of South Carolina, is ranked by the Yankees as a tremendous achievement. What do they think of a fleet of eight thousand ships, bearing