Alexander Latimer Blackford
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He graduated from the Western Theological Seminary in 1859 and decided to work in Brazil as an assistant of Ashbel Green Simonton. On March 5, 1865, he organised the Presbyterian Church in São Paulo and became its first pastor.
Blackford later organised the Presbyterian Church in Brotas in November 1865, the third Presbyterian church in Brazil. With 3 organised congregations, Simonron and Chamberlain organised the Presbytery of São Paulo on December 16 of the same year.
- Trecho da História da Igreja Presbiteriana do Brasil no qual consta a participação de Alexander Latimer Blackford[dead link]
- Ferreira, Júlio A. História da Igreja Presbiteriana do Brasil. 2 vols. 2ª ed. São Paulo: Casa Editora Presbiteriana, 1992.
- Matos, Alderi S. Os Pioneiros Presbiterianos do Brasil (1859-1900). São Paulo: Cultura Cristã, 2004.