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This title is part of the Classic Baptist Books collection, published by the Roger Williams Heritage Archives as part of its mission to distribute to the Baptist world works which have gone out of print or are of significant value to Baptists.

Author Bio

Francis Wayland (March 11, 1796 – September 30, 1865), American Baptist educator and economist, was born in New York City, New York. He was president of Brown University and pastor of the First Baptist Church in America in Providence, Rhode Island. In Washington, D.C. , Wayland Seminary was established in 1867, primarily to educate former slaves, and was named in his honor.