Clergyman; born in Guilford county, N. C.
, Feb. 3, 1819; graduated at the University
of North Carolina
in 1840; was admitted to the bar; later engaged in teaching; and in 1855 was licensed to preach in the Presbyterian Church, and labored in eastern Tennessee
, North Carolina
, and South Carolina
He was the author of Utopia: a picture of early life at the South
; Life in the South, a companion to uncle Tom's cabin
; Scriptural views of National trials
; Roanoke: or where is Utopia
etc. He died in Winston, N. C.
, Jan. 11, 1887.