Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of by John Saillant

By John Saillant

Born in Connecticut, Lemuel Haynes used to be first an indentured servant, then a soldier within the Continental military, and, in 1785, an ordained congregational minister. Haynes's writings represent the fullest checklist of a black man's faith, social suggestion, and competition to slavery within the late-18th and early-19th century. Drawing on either released and infrequent unpublished assets, John Saillant the following deals the 1st complete learn of Haynes and his thought.

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