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His Body Saved a College

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A handsome granite memorial on the campus of Mars Hill College, oldest institution of higher learning west of the Blue Ridge, marks the resting place of Joe, a slave, believed to have been the only human ever taken as payment for a college.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 51, May 1937, p1, 18, f