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Gone To His Reward

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Bostoíj, April 8. Lewia Harden (colored), the uoted Abolitionist, dil Nunday, aged about 78 ycars, of Brijrht'a disease. [He was bom a slave in Kentucky; escaped to Canaüa iu 1811; visited Boston in 1845 and obtained celebr.ty by h s bnlliant oratory on beholf of the fagltlve lave; v;is cngasied by the unt'-SMivery Socctv lo lectura In New Englanil iind New York; linally settleil here in IMS, from whtob timB his resldence became a headquarters !or fagitiveg und iitiolilionists; was at one time entabllstaed in business by anti s avery friends; entered the office of the Socrelary or State about tlur'y yeuvs üí?o. and was employed there at the time of bis death. He was prominent in reeru ting colored soldier during the ar. lie serred one term in the State House of RepresenUit ves. T,tely he was active Ín the reoogoitioa of colored lodies la Masonry. He hu great lull.'euoe i.hour hts colored fí'llow-ct:zen. 1


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