Author: Christopher McPherson

PRIMARY DOCUMENT

McPherson, A Short History of the Life of Christopher McPherson by Christopher (1811, 1855)

In A Short History of the Life of Christopher McPherson, first published in 1811 and then again, by Christopher McPherson Smith, in 1855 in Lynchburg, Christopher McPherson tells of his enslaved life in Virginia, his education and freedom, and his work as a clerk during and after the American Revolution (1775–1783). McPherson also writes of his religious prophecies and his attempts to warn various officials of the end of the world.

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