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Priest, James M., Reverend




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Rev. James M. Priest Letters

Identifier: SC 01705
Content Description

2 letters, a total of five pages, written by Rev. James M. Priest to Rev. Daniel Wells, and Hon. Walter Lowrie respectively. Rev. Priest was a formerly enslaved person, freed on the condition that he emigrate as a missionary to Africa. In both letters, Rev. Priest complains about the lack of funds being provided to his mission and the school he founded in Liberia.

Dates: September 22nd, 1843 - October 8th, 1853