James Newton Gloucester
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Like his father, Gloucester was a Black Presbyterian pastor. In 1849 he founded Siloam Presbyterian Church. He and his church members were very active in the Underground Railroad.
Gloucester was also a friend and associate of John Brown. Two letters he wrote to Brown are still extant.
- Quarles, Benjamin (2001) . Allies for Freedom. De Capo Press. p. 6. ISBN 9780306809613.
- Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth; Genovese, Eugene. The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders' Worldview. Cambridge University Press. p. 639. ISBN 9781139446563.
- James N. Gloucester to John Brown, February 19, 1858 and J. N. Gloucester to John Brown, March 9, 1858. C. Peter Ripley, ed., The Black Abolitionist Papers, volume 4 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991), 377-379