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Links of Friendship (Classic Reprint) Excerpt from Links of FriendshipJoseph seamon cotter was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, in , but has spent practically all his life in Louisville He had the scantiest Opportunity for schooling in childhood, though he could read before he was four years old He was put to work early, and from his eighth to his twenty fourth year earned his living by the roughest and hardest labor, first in a brick yard, then in a distillery, and finally asa teamster At twenty two his schol arship was so limited that When he entered the first one of Louis ville s night schools for colored pupils, he had to begin in the primary department His industry and capacity were so great that at the end of two sessions of five months each he began to teach He has persevered in this calling, educating him self while at work, and is now the Principal of the Colored Ward School At Eighth and Kentucky streets The man whose advice and encouragement at the beginning chie y enabled him to accomplish this was ProfW T Peyton, a well known colored educator of this city, Whom he regards as his greatest benefactorAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works

About the Author: Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr.

Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr was a poet, writer, playwright, and community leader Cotter was one of the earliest African American playwrights to be published He was known as Kentucky s first Negro poet with real creative ability Cotter was born at the start of the American Civil War, and was raised in poverty with no formal education until the age of 22 He later became an educator and an advocate of black education.His son was Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

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