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Led on! : step by step; scenes from clerical, military educational, and plantation life in the south, 1828-1898; an autobiography

by A. Toomer Porter
Books/Monographs/Book on Film
English
Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1980
on 1 microfilm reel : ill., facsims., ports. ; 35 mm.

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Microreproduction of original published: New York, New York : The Knickerbocker Press, c1898. xv, 462 p., [5] leaves of plates

Autobiography of Anthony Toomer Porter, son of John Porter and Esther Ann Toomer, born 31 Jan.1828, in Georgetown, South Carolina. He was an Episcopal minister in Charleston, South Carolina before, during and after the Civil War. On 16 Dec. 1852, he married Miss Atikinson. She died 19 June 1891 in South Carolina. They had at least three children. In 1866, he collected funds and opened a school for colored children, which became the Porter Academy. He also influenced the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina to allow the admission of colored parishes.

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