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Two Brothers

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There was an afteeting and dramatic scène at a wedding among colored peolle in Fittsburgh last woek, when two broihers whom slavery liad divided were suddenly bronght togetlier after long separation. Tliey had been bom in Maryland, and the planter, whose property they wer, becoming embar rassed in business, waa obliged to part I with some of his slaves, and the two I boys -vere among those whom he sold. One of them was taken to Texas, the other to Virginia. They had grown to be men bef ore the war came, and never expected to see each other again. After i emancipation they both went North and engagedin bnsiness, bnt theynever met. Eiicli snpposed the other to be ! dead. To this wedding went many colored people from the South and West emong them the brothers. As they ap peared to be strangers, some one introdnced them. Before the dny was orer I they discovered their relationship and I fiieh had told the story of his life.


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Michigan Argus