paid her rent punctually.
He refunded all the money the Association had lent him, and made some small donations, in token of gratitude.
Having behaved in a very exemplary manner during four years and a half, Friend Hopper
, at his earnest request, applied to the Governor
to have all the rights of citizenship restored to him. This was readily obtained by a full and candid statement of the case.
It is entered on the Record, with this remark: ‘C. R. has experienced a wonderful change for the better since he first called upon us. He said he should always remember the kindness that had been extended to him, and hoped he should never do anything to make us regret it.’
He afterward opened a store, with a partner, and up to this present time, is doing well, both in a moral and worldly point of view.
Five years and a half after he began to reform, Dr. Russ
, of New-York
, sent a discharged prisoner to him, in search of work.
He wrote in reply, as follows: ‘I have obtained good employment for the bearer of your note; and it gives me much pleasure at my heart to do something for him that wishes to do well.
So leave him to me; and I trust you will be gratified to know the end of charity from a discharged convict.’
A week elapsed before the man could enter on his new employment; and C. R. paid his board during that time.