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Josiah Priest (1788–1851)

Priest, Josiah. An American writer; born in New York, 1788; died in 1851. He was an unschooled man, a harness-maker by trade; but published several books, some of which became very popular. Among them were: ‘Wonders of Nature’ (1826); ‘View of the Millennium’ (1828); ‘Stories of the Revolution’ (1836); ‘American Antiquities’ (1838); and ‘Slavery in the Light of History and Scripture’ (1843).