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Review of the Statement of the Faculty of Lane Seminary in Relation to the Recent Difficulties in that Institution
			
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The state of the case in respect to the students was this.  They found 

in the city of Cincinnati three thousand colored persons in a deplorable 

state of destitution of the means education and religious instruction.  

They were warm hearted, pious young men who had consecrated their 

all to the service of him who had loved them and given him-

self for them.  They "counted the reproaches of Christ greater riches 

than the treasures of Egypt."  They were preparing for the work 

of the ministry of reconciliation.  An extensive field was here presented 

in which to begin the work of benevolence.  They entered upon 

it with all the energy [crossed out word "vigor"] of vigorous youth, and all the sympathy of 

benevolent hearts.  They organized Sabbath schools and day schools, 

and a female school of the higher order.  All of which presented the 

most flattering prospects.  The Sabbath schools were crowded.  

Multitudes manifested a desire to hear the word of life.  The 

students taught them on the Sabbath the duties of religion, and 

on week evenings they lectured [crossed out word "of"] on science. -- They 

attempted to elevate this degraded and unhappy race both by

			
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John Rankin Papers

Review of the Statement of the Faculty of Lane Seminary in Relation to the Recent Difficulties in that Institution


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