LLFE AS A FREEMAN.
I shall labor in the future, as I have labored in the
past, to promote the moral, social, religious, and in¬
tellectual elevation of the free colored people ; never
forgetting my own humble origin, nor refusing, while
Heaven lends me ability, to use my voice, my pen, or
my vote, to advocate the great and primary work of
the universal and unconditional emancipation of my