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The Gospel as Preached in the South, 1843-1844

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Author: Cooke, Henry; Ellis, William; Nicholas, Robert C.
Abstract: Account by Henry Cooke, a runaway slave belonging to Robert C. Nicholas, of Gospel Meetings in Louisiana, led by William Ellis, another slave, of Virginia. Account given as testimony in New Haven, CT, on January 30, 1844. He tells how meetings were arranged, when they were held, how many people attended and what happened if slaves were caught. Transcription by Michael A. Lusby, Graduate Student Apprentice in Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center in 2009-2010. Mss. Acc. 2008.91.
Issued Date: 1843
Subjects: African-Americans--Religion
Fugitive Slaves
Slavery--Southern States--History
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/16595
Citation: The Gospel As Preached in the South, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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