History Of Liberia: A Time Line (from the Library of
Congress), the Virginia Colonization Society, along with
other groups with whom it had merged, controlled all
settlements between Cestos River and Cape Mount in Liberia.
Joseph Jenkins ROBERTS (America's First Look into the
Camera), a trader and successful military commander, was
named the first lieutenant governor and became the first
African-American governor of the colony after the appointed
governor died in office (1841).
An Act for the Transportation of Free Persons of Color To