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"Face Zion Forward"
First Writers of the Black Atlantic, 1785-1798
Joanna Brooks, John Saillant

Northeastern University Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• A Note on the Texts
• JOHN MARRANT
• A Narrative of the Lord’s wonderful Dealings with John Marrant, a Black, (Now Going to Preach the Gospel in Nova-Scotia) Born in New-York, in North- America. Taken Down from His Own Relation, Arranged, Corrected, and Published by the Rev. Mr. Aldridge. The Fourth Edition, Enlarged by Mr. Marrant, and Printed (with Permission) for His Sole Benefit, with Notes Explanatory (1785)
• JOHN MARRANT
• A Sermon Preached on the 24th Day of June 1789, Being the Festival of St. John the Baptist, at the Request of the Right Worshipful the Grand Master Prince Hall, and the Rest of the Brethren of the African Lodge of the Honorable Society of Free and Accepted Masons in Boston (1789)
• JOHN MARRANT
• A Journal of the Rev. John Marrant, from August the 18th, 1785, to the 16th of March, 1790 (1790)
• JOHN MARRANT
• A Funeral Sermon Preached by the Desire of the Deceased, John Lock; The Text Chosen by Himself, from the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians, Chap. i., Ver. 21. And Was Preached According to Promise, before His Father and Mother, Brothers and Sisters, and All the Inhabitants round the Neighbouring Village, By the Rev. John Marrant (1790)
• DAVID GEORGE
• An Account of the Life of Mr. David George, from Sierra Leone in Africa; Given by Himself in a Conversation with Brother Rippon of London, and Brother Pearce of Birmingham (1793)
• PRINCE HALL
• A Charge Delivered to the Brethren of the African Lodge on the 25th of June, 1792. At the Hall of Brother William Smith, in Charlestown. By the Right Worshipful Master Prince Hall (1792)
• PRINCE HALL
• A Charge, Delivered to the African Lodge, June 24, 1797, at Menotomy. By the Right Worshipful Prince Hall (1797)
• BOSTON KING
• Memoirs of the Life of Boston King, a Black Preacher. Written by Himself, during His Residence at Kingswood-School (1798)
• Notes

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