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cks, those who comprehend the meaning of the freedom they desire and are willing to do their part towards securing it, are too intelligent not to recognize the fact that there is a mass of negro ignorance and, prejudice to be overcome before the slaves can be made to put forth their hands to the armies of the North. Their own feeling on the point was admirably expressed to me by a very claver and faithful servant whom I employed at one time during my stay in Richmond. "We want to do better Massa, but we want be better to come to us; we don't want to go to it." With the exception, perhaps, of the negroes in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas, which have been the penitentiary States of slavery, and have absorbed the most dangerous classes of the negro population, the negroes of the South do not present such elements of insubordination and turbulence as existed in Hayti, where the slave population had been constantly recruited from the aboriginal children of warlike Africa.--They are in th