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A Narrative of "Griswold," the African Youth, from the Mission School, at Cape Palmas, Who Died in Boston, May 16, 1844
Boston: Published by a Friend of Missions, 1845.


This work contains a short sketch of A. V. Griswold, or Wana Hobah, an African prince who in 1836, entered the American Protestant Episcopal Mission School in Cape Palmas, South Africa at approximately ten years of age. While there, he converted to Christianity and learned to read and write fluently. In 1843, he was taken to Boston to learn printing, so that he could return to his country and print Bibles in his native language. After successfully studying the trade for several months, he became ill and died in May of 1844. A Narrative of "Griswold" was published in 1845.

Monique Prince

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