(ca. 17801828). B. Virginia as slave; d. Liberia. First Am. Negro miss. to Africa. Converted 1807; bought freedom 1813; founded miss. soc. in Richmond, Virginia; with Colin Teague, another Negro preacher, to Liberia 1821; est. school at Monrovia; acting gov. of Liberia. See also Africa, C 7.
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