Hollis Read

Engraving from the 1870 edition of Hollis' book ''The hand of god in history'' Hollis Read (August 26, 1802 - April 7, 1887) was a missionary, lecturer, pastor, and author in the United States. He wrote about religion, India, and Africa as well as about emancipated African Americans after the American Civil War in the United States. He recommended expatriating African Americans to Africa in his influential book ''The Negro Problem Solved, Or, Africa as She Was, as She Is, and as She Shall Be: Her Curse and Her Cure'' published in 1864. It recommended sending freed slaves to Africa after the American Civil War. Provided by Wikipedia
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