July 12 Burial of Moses Lawson and picture

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July 12 Burial of Moses Lawson and picture - MOSES LAVSON'S FUNERAL. Buried From the First...
MOSES LAVSON'S FUNERAL. Buried From the First African Church On Fifth Street. The funeral of the kite Moses Law-son, Law-son, Law-son, col ored, took place yesterday afternoon from the Firrt African church. Fifth street, near Chestnut, and was largely attended by the representative colored men and women of the city, with whom the defeased defeased was very popular. popular. Rev. John Frank, pastor of the church, conducted the services. nnd- nnd- was assisted by Elder G. W. Ward. Both spoke in high t'TULS ot the dead man. uui placed him as an ",uPla wnicn ait 01 C I Ins race could safely follow. He was a niein- niein- uer 01 ixige .no. 1. mores lawsok. Kovnl Arch Masons, and was buried at the Eastern Cemetery with the honors of tbe order. Moses Law-son Law-son Law-son was looked upon as one of the leading colored men in the city, aud was possessed of more than ordinary intellect and business tact, in former years he was employed in the wholesale commission house of Mr. Frank Carter, now Superintendent of the Mail Line, and while there saved sulli-cient sulli-cient sulli-cient means to start an establishment of his own, and acquired the business knowledge which made the venture a success, for sev eral years he has owned and operated a grocery near tleventh and -Market, -Market, ana accumulated accumulated a large amount of money, which be leaves to his f amily. v-.c v-.c v-.c ... iivvy

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 12 Jul 1887, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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