Born in England. In 1775 came to Canada and became a Wesleyan Methodist preacher. Founded the Wesleyan Church in Nova Scotia, and became general superintendent of British American Wesleyan missions. Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog; Maclean, WilliamBlack.
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