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Robert Ryland was pastor of the First African church in Richmond, Virginia, twenty-five years. This church greatly prospered under his ministry, and was probably, for a number of years, the largest Baptist church in America. - J. H. Spencer


Robert Ryland, D.D.
The Baptist Encyclopedia

Robert Ryland
A History of Kentucky Baptists, 1885
By J. H. Spencer

Robert Ryland
A short article by David Benedict, 1848

History of the First African Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia
A three-chapter history
By Robert Ryland.

The Ministry Which God Approves
By Rev. Robert Ryland
President of Richmond College
A Sermon preached May 31, 1845, in Lynchburg
Before the Virginia Baptist Education Society

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