and has been frequently honored by distinguished
leaders of our race. The New York Sun of May 15,
'87, presented an excellent cut and sketch of our sub¬
ject with those of Frederick Douglass, Alex. Dumas,
Wm. Still, G. W Williams, D. A. Straker, and Prof.
W Craig. A short time afterward, another cut and
sketch of him were inserted ;in the "Cleveland
Gazette." On March 2, '89, "The Freeman" of In¬
dianapolis also contained a cut and sketch of our sub¬
ject. On March 6, '89, the facts of his life were sent
to Rev. W J. Simmons, D. D., who desired to insert
his cut and sketch in a new edition of "Men of Mark."
Livingstone College at its last commencement held on
May 19, '89, conferred on him the degree of Artium
Magister. The following letter was sent to him :
"Salisbury, N. C, June 21, '89.
I take this opportunity to offi¬
cially inform you that Livingstone College at its last
Commencement, May 19, '89, conferred on you the
degree of A. M.
The Richmond Planet of November 23, 1889, con¬
tained an excellent cut and a full sketch of the pro¬
He has been repeatedly honored in his own city and
State. He was Assistant Superintendent of the First
Baptist Church Sabbath School in 1881-2, and was in
charge of the Bible-lecture Class for four years. He
was secretary of the Joint Stock Cooperative Associ¬
ation, which was founded in 1883. He was elected