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The Daily Dispatch: November 22, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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A Picture for History. --A letter from Washington, North Carolina, gives an account of the desolation of that town and the following description of a faithful old negro: "One of the first things that strikes the visitor upon entering Washington is the almost entire absence of negroes. I do not think there are over six in the entire corporation, very nearly all of whom are free persons. One of these — and a most remarkable man every way — is Abram Allen, concerning whom it is almost impossible to speak otherwise than in terms of extravagant eulogy. Abram was an old citizen, and a highly respected one. He was reared with Badger and the Stanly's; possessed the highest intellectual qualities of any colored man I ever saw; and was a Southern patriot to the backbone. When the Yankees, under the application of the rule to "run the churches" as well as the Government, undertook to unite the colored church in Washington to the Connecticut Conference, they wanted to ordain Abra