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Ellis, William

Ellis, William
Historical Note
Called "Uncle Billy." He was black preacher on Louisiana plantations. He was possibly a slave who belonged to Robert C. Nicholas who lived near Donaldsonville, Louisiana. Originally from Virginia. Literate. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/William Ellis .

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Records or Manuscript Collections
The Gospel As Preached in the South, 1843-1844