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cation elevates other races and degrades the colored race.
In the face of such severe reflection our past history shows
that we have been as true and faithful to the church as any of its
constituency. Bishop Foster thinks it will be a blessing to the
church if we just withdraw, and a great evil if we remain. We
presume that he would be ready to depart in peace if he could
only see us out—the evil ; and the Church South in—the