Emigrants to Liberia – Schooner Charlotte Harper’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove, 1838

ROLL OF EMIGRANTS THAT HAVE BEEN SENT TO THE COLONY OF LIBERIA, WESTERN AFRICA, BY THE AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY AND ITS AUXILIARIES, TO SEPTEMBER, 1843, &c

Transcribed from “Information relative to the operations of the United States squadron on the west coast of Africa, the condition of the American colonies there, and the commerce of the United States therewith,” 28th Congress, 2d. Session, S. Doc. 150, serial 458.

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Schooner Charlotte Harper’s company, arrived at Bassa Cove, 1838


Names Age State or place from which they emigrated Free born or otherwise Emancipated in view of emigrating to Liberia and by whom Where located on their arrival in the colony Extent of education Profession Date of death Cause of death Removed to what place Removal date
John Smith 56 Pennsylvania Free born - - - Farmer 1838 Consumption
Mary Smith 43 do do - - Reads
Amos Williams 25 do do - - - Shoe maker 1839 Decline
Matilda Jones 29 do do - - Spells Seamstress