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IN CELEBRATION OF
THE EXTINCTION OF NEGRO SLAVERY
"BEAUTY FOR ASHES' IS A GIFT INDEED!
"AND SLAVES BY TRUTH ENLARGED ARE DOUBLY FREED."
PUBLISHED BY EDMUND FRY.
In presenting this little volume to the public, the Editors feel it needful to offer a brief explanation of the motives which have influenced them, as well as of the object sought by those who have kindly contributed to the publication.
On the memorable day when British Colonial Slavery ceased, the "Peckham Negro's Friend and Instruction Society" held a special meeting, with a view to "signalizing the day of Negro Emancipation by some act of Christian bene