(17831818). B. Torringford, Connecticut Educ. Williams Coll., Williamstown, Massachusetts; Andover (Massachusetts) Theol. Sem. Befriended H. Obookiah.* Made miss. tours through midwestern and southern states; ordained Cong. 1815; helped found United For. Miss. Soc. for Presb. and Ref. Chs. and the ABS; to W Afr. as agent of a colonization soc. Works include Report of a Missionary Tour Through That Part of the United States Which Lies West of the Allegany Mountains. See also Haystack Group.
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