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Proceedings of the Conn. State Convention of Colored Men, Held at New Haven, June 6th and 7th, 1865.

1865CT State New Haven proceedings-page4.pdf

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The member would act in that polite and courteous manner, which became men in their circumstances.

Mr. Cardozo, of New Haven, moved that the President appoint a business committee of five. The President appointed the following named gentlemen as a Business Committee:

P.H. NOTT, Hartford, W. H. BURR, Norwich, J. CARR, New Milford, F. L. CARDOZO, New Haven, J.T. LOYD, Middletown.

Committee on Finance: L. LATHROP, New Haven, S. MITCHELL, New Haven, J. GROVES, New Haven.

MR. Cardozo, of New Haven, then moved that the Convention adjourn till to-morrow morning, 9 o'clock, that the Business Committee might have an evening session, to prepare business for the Convention next day.

Mr. Grimes moved, as an amendment, that the Convention adjourn until eight o'clock this evening, when the various members might be called upon to express themselves on the various important subjects to come before the Convention.

The amendment was adopted; the Convention then adjourned.

Tuesday, June 6th, 1865—Evening Session.

The Convention met according to adjournment—the President in the chair.

As this evening, by the vote of the Convention, was to be devoted to speeches, a large assemblage was present.

Various members of the Convention addressed the audience in brief, felicitous and eloquent speeches, on the various topics of special interest to the colored people of this country.

The Convention then adjourned to Wednesday morning, at 9 o'clock.

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