Alfred Saker – a Biography by E B Underhill

Today’s free book is a biography of Baptist missionary to Cameroon, Alfred Saker. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Edward Bean Underhill [1813-1901], Alfred Saker. Missionary Africa. A Biography. London: The Carey Kingsgate Press, 1884, 1958. Hbk. pp.168. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]


  • Preface
  1. Early Life and Consecration—1841-1842
  2. Departure for Africa—1843
  3. Commencement of Missionary Labour—1844-1845
  4. Perils among the Heathen—1845-1846
  5. Perseverence in Labour—1846-1847
  6. Anxious Days—1848-1850
  7. The Dawn of Brighter Days—1850-1852
  8. The Missionary at His Work—1853-1856
  9. The Home of Freedom—1858
  10. Days of Hope—1859-1861
  11. Ascent of the Cameroon Mountain—1861-1862
  12. In Peril on every Side—1862-1863
  13. Persevering Toil—1864-1869
  14. Visit of the Deputation—1869-1870
  15. The Last Days in Africa—1870-1876
  16. Closing Days—1877-1880
  • Appendix
    1. Regulations for the Colony of Victoria, Amboises Bay
    2. Resolution of the Baptist Missionary Society on the Death of the Rev. Alfred Saker

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