Jailed for Preaching: The Autobiography of Cato Pearce, a Freed Slave from Washington County, Rhode Island

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Jailed for Preaching: The Autobiography of Cato Pearce, a Freed Slave from Washington County, Rhode Island

14.95

Written by Cato Pearce with an introduction by Christian M. McBurney

Published by the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society

Kingston, Rhode Island 

2006

The brief autobiography of Cato Pearce, a Rhode Island-born African American slave who escaped slavery and became an evangelical Baptist preacher.  An introduction written by Christian McBurney endeavors to provide a historical context for Pearce's experiences and autobiography.

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