John Dipper papers, 1816-1836
Horrid massacre in Virginia
Library of Congress,
Prints and Photographs Division
- New Jersey Historical Society (Newark, N.J.)
- African American Baptist preacher, of Virginia and New Jersey; former slave (manumitted in 1816); emigrated from Virginia after the Nat Turner rebellion; settled in Red Bank, N.J.
- Correspondence, chiefly letters to Dipper, concerning his financial and legal problems in Virginia after his move to the North, African colonization, Canada, and the prospects for free blacks in the South, together with legal documents.
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