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Being invited by the Colored citizens of Boston to a public meeting for the celebration of Emancipation, he was obliged to decline; but in reply, he said: ‘I am glad that you celebrated the day. It deserved your celebration, your thanksgiving, and your prayers. On that day an Angel appeared upon the earth.’

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