James M. Priest papers, 1837-1846

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James M. Priest papers 1837-1846

Collection #RL.13037 | 0.2 Linear Feet (10 items)

James M. Priest was a formerly enslaved person who moved permanently to Liberia, where he served as Presbyterian missionary in King Will's Town, and later Greenville. Collection comprises a letter in a newspaper and five other letters writen by Priest, primarily to members of the Board of Missions of the Presbyterian Church, but also to a ship's captain, and a fellow minister.

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