ic treasures of gold, sliver, and platinum, and a population of 600,000.
The territory of Liberia is 500 miles in length along the coast, with a breadth of about 50 miles, embracing an area of 30,000 square miles, containing a civilized population of American negro emigrants and their children of 1,000, and population, subject to their control and important — sugar, cotton, coffee, and In the production of sugar superiority above all others.
Among sixty countries with which the United States maintain commercial relations, the
list being written in order of relative importance Hayti stands 27th and Liberty 29th, or, by a estimate, the 16th and 18th in importance.
The exports from Hayti to this country were greater than those received from Russia, while the imports into Hayti from this country were $2,062,000 against $500,000 of similar imports into Russia.
Yet Russia and each of these sixty countries, with three exceptions, were represented by diplomatic