Jeffrey's membership had been suspended in 1848 because he was charged "with having been in the habit of visiting one of Mr. B. A. Glasses [sic] negrohouses occupied by a woman of loose character named Phillis."
Tichenor describes the postwar situation for the freed slaves from a paternalistic viewpoint: "Four millions of human beings, under the influence of a misguided philanthropy, have been rendered destitute of homes, protection, and comfort, and have...
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