Papers, 1847-1855.


Papers, 1847-1855.

Correspondence of Charles Wesley and Sarah W. (Page) Andrews with former family slaves colonizing Liberia, including Daniel Nelson, John Page, Peter Page, Robert M. Page, Solomon S. Page and Peggue Potter. The colonists provide information about Liberia with respect to blacksmithing, farming, schools and education, churches and religion, commerce and trade (with Virginia), government and the administration of justice, hostilities with neighboring tribes, and general health. The colonists also request specific items, mostly books (especially medical books and school textbooks), tools and dry goods.

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Andrews, C. W. (Charles Wesley), 1807-1875 (person)

Protestant Episcopal minister in Richmond, Va. From the description of Papers, 1847-1855. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29991360 Protestant Episcopal clergyman, Shepherdstown, W. Va. From the guide to the Charles Wesley Andrews Papers, 1808-1901, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Protestant Epioscopal clergyman, Shepherdstown, W. Va. From the description of Charles Wesley An...

Nelson, Daniel J. (person)

Page, Solomon S. (person)

Andrews, Sarah W. Page, 1811?-1863. (person)

Potter, Peggue. (person)

Page, Peter J. (person)

Page, John Hinton (person)

Page, Robert Morris, 1903-1992 (person)

Page family. (family)