One of the most remarkable personalities produced by the African race in this country before general emancipation was an illiterate runaway slave who spent almost all his mature life among Seminole Indians. This judgment is, perhaps, either too cautious to be meaningful or too bold to be convincing, according to the direction from which one chooses to approach it.
Porter, Kenneth W.
"The Negro Abraham,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 25:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol25/iss1/5