New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1856.
Illustrated by Frontispiece. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #14000
Light tone, light wear. Solid hardcover.; "greater part of the materials for the present volume .. found in The Memoir of Rev W A B Johnson [compiled by R B Seeley]" An account of the early missionary work at Regent, primarily among Africans freed by the anti-slavery patrols of the Royal Navy and landed in Sierra Leone. This Anglican parish is the site of the oldest stone church in West Africa. "greater part of the materials for the present volume . . found in The Memoir of Rev W A B Johnson [compiled by R B Seeley]." This more general history of Johnson's missionary work in Sierra Leone was compiled by Maria Louisa Charlesworth, Victorian author of inspirational children's tract books and romances. Hess & Coger, Bibliography of Primary Sources for Nineteenth-Century Africa, 7551.; 259 pages.