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[147] would come from the United States. Few were tempted even by these inducements, and the fruitless insertion of the following advertisement in the Genius for several successive weeks indicated that the eagerness on the part of many slaveholders to liberate their slaves, if free transportation from the country could be secured for them, did not exist to the extent to which the Colonization Society would have had it believed:

Emigration to Hayti.1

To humane, conscientious Slaveholders.
Wanted, immediately, from twenty to fifty slaves, to remove and settle in the Republic of Hayti, where they will be forthwith invested with the rights of free men, and receive constant employment and liberal wages, in a healthy and pleasant section of the country.

The price of passage will be advanced, and everything furnished of which they may stand in need, until they shall have time to prepare their houses and set in to work. None will be taken, however, but such as reside in country places, and (those who are of sufficient age) accustomed to agricultural or mechanical labor.

Application may be made to the undersigned, at No. 135 Market Street, Baltimore.

Lundy & Garrison. November 10th, 1829.
N. B.—Editors of Newspapers, friendly to the colonization of the colored race, are respectfully requested to notice the above.

L. & G.

Lundy was anxious to establish colonies of free colored people in Hayti, Canada, Texas, or any place fairly accessible from the Southern States, so that no master disposed to emancipate his slaves, if an asylum could be found for them, and their removal assured, could have excuse for not doing so. He apparently did not stop to analyze the motives of the Colonization Society, and Garrison was slow to discover its real animus. The latter came, ere long, to regard it as ‘a doubtful 2 auxiliary,’ and to view it with growing distrust and hostility. Some of his colored friends in Baltimore were the first to

1 G. U. E., Nov. 13 to Dec. 18, 1829.

2 Ibid., Jan. 15, 1830, p. 147.

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