This Volume is respectfully Dedicated to Colored-
Husbands, Wives, Fathers and Mothers
of our State and Nation, who, by Intelligence, In¬
dustry, and Virtuous Conduct are laboring to benefit
their Race Materially, Intellectually, Morally, and
Religiously, and to
Young Colored-American Men and Women
in Schools, Colleges, and the Pursuits of Life, upon
whom must rest the responsibility and privilege of
adding to the Material, Mental, and Moral Grandeur
of their Race, State, and Nation.
It is thus Dedicated with the Hope and Wish that
it will further the cause of
and add to the Intellectual, Moral, and Religious
Power of our Race, State, and Nation.