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#1565: Immigration of African-American to Haiti under Boyer 1825 (fwd): Wiley comments
<< I wanted to know if anyone on the list had information where original
may be: Letters, decrets, presidentials arrets... anything. >>
I spent 3 weeks in the Library of Congress this summer doing research. The
Daniel A.P. Murray pamphlet collection has some interesting pamphlets related
to various presidents in Haiti who invited African-Americans to come to
Haiti. This collection is partially housed in the rare book room, but some
of the pamphlets have been scanned into the library's website at "African
American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P.Murray Collection,
1818-1907." I also learned rather quickly that when searching for historical
documents, my results were better using the spelling "Hayti."
Shelley Wiley, Ph.D.
Nash Community College
P.O. Box 7488
Rocky Mount, NC 27804