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LETTERS FROM HORACE JAMES

Horace James, the superintendent of the Roanoke Island freedmenís colony, corresponded frequently with the officers of the American Missionary Association and the National Freedmanís Relief Association. He also wrote numerous letters to his fatherís newspaper, The Congregationalist, describing his work in North Carolina. In addition, James published numerous sermons and an annual report (1864) from North Carolina. The letters included here indicate his intentions for the Roanoke Island freedmenís colony.

Horace James to the Public, 27 June 1863

Horace James to The Congregationalist, 5 September 1863



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