Here, published online for the first time, is Clarkson's Mission to America, John Clarkson's first person account of his voyage to Nova Scotia to recuit Black Christian settlers for Sierra Leone.
Clarkson's story has many points of interest, but for our purposes the most important details are the contemporary letters from balck leaders and his descriptions of the communities he visited while promoting the colony.
The book has been broken up into ten page sections for readability and ease of navigation. You can start by using the back and forward arrows or use this index page to jump directly to a section of interest. The links to the right will take you directly to passages we have found to be of interest.