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The American Missionary—Volume 39, No. 07, July, 1885

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,401 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 619
Added to site: 2009.10.03 25453
Genres: Periodical, Religion

Wm. Preston Johnson, President of the Tulane University, represented the Louisiana whites, and in their speeches not only complimented the colored people on the progress they had made, but assured them of the hearty sympathy and co-operation of all good people in the South. The Rev. A. E. P. Albert, a graduate of our Straight University, represented the colored people. The newspapers published his speech in full. We have read it with much interest. It is a speech of considerable power. It is an honor to the man, to his race and to the A. M. A.

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Our Student's Letter this month is from Talladega College. The memories it portrays are not pleasant, but it is fitting to remember the pit out of which we have been digged. The darkness of the picture makes the present opportunities and privileges of the colored people to shine out all the brighter. Heartily can we thank God that these terrible things are now only a memory.

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