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Presbyterians and Slavery
A truly national denomination from the 18th century to the Civil War, American Presbyterianism encompassed a wide range of viewpoints on slavery. Prominent leaders in the church were slaveholders, moderate antislavery advocates, and abolitionists.
Princeton and Liberia
Princeton affiliates helped to establish Liberia as an African colony for black American emigrants. Robert Wood Sawyer (class of 1838) served as a missionary among the Kru people, in the territory south of the colony.
Journal of Robert Sawyer, Volume I
Journal of Robert Wood Sawyer (class of 1838), who served as a missionary among the Kru people in the African colony of Liberia. Volume 1 of 2.