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Proceedings of the National Emigration Convention of Colored People Held at Cleveland, Ohio, On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, The 24th, 25th, and 26th of August, 1854
1854 Cleveland OH State Convention 47.pdf
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In addition to these, there are a number of smaller Islands, belonging to the Little Antilles, the area and population of which are not known, many of them being unpopulated.
These Islands, in the aggregate, form an area—allowing 40,000 square miles to Haiti and her adjunct islands, and something for those the statistics of which are unknownof about 103,000, or equal in extent to Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and little less than the United Ringdoms of England, Scotland, Ireland and the principality of Wales.
The population being on the above date, 1840: 3,115,000—three millions, one hundred and fifteen thousand—and allowing an increase of ten per cent in ten years, on the entire population, there are now 3,250,000 (three millions, two hundred and fifty thousand,) inhabitants, who comprise the people of these islands.
Consists of— Population in 1840.
Guatamala, . . . . 800,000
San Salvador, . . . . 350,000
Honduras, . . . . 250,000
Costa Rica, . . . . . 150,000
Nicaraugua, . . . . 250,000
These consist of five States, as shown in the above statistics, the united population of which, in 1840, amounted to 1,800,000 (one million, eight hundred thousand,) inhabitants. The number at present being estimated at 2,500,000, (two and a half millions,) shows, in thirteen years, 700,000, (seven hundred thousand,) being one-third and one-eighteenth of an increase in population.
Consists of— Square Miles. Population in 1840.
New Grenada, . . . 450,000 . . . 1,687,000
Venezuela, . . . 420,000 . . . 900,000
Ecuador, . . . 280,000 . . . 600,000
Guiana, . . . 160,000 . . . 182,000
Brazil, 3,390,000 . . . 5,000,000
North Peru, . . . 300,000 . . . 700,000
South Peru, Bolivia, 130,000 . . . 700,000
Buenos Ayres, . 750,000 . . . 700,000
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