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Proceedings of the Conn. State Convention of Colored Men, Held at New Haven, June 6th and 7th, 1865.
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Morning Session, Wednesday Morning, June 7th, 1865.
The Convention met pursuant to adjournment—the President in the chair. Prayer by Rev. F. L. Cardozo. The Minutes of the afternoon and evening session of Tuesday were read, corrected, and approved.
The business committee reported resolutions for the consideration of the Convention, which were read by the Secretary of the business committee, as follows:
REPORT OF THE BUSINESS COMMITTEE.
Preamble and Constitution of the Connecticut Equal Rights State League.
WHEREAS, The objects of the League are to encourage sound morality, education, temperance, frugality, industry, and to promote everything that pertains to a well ordered and dignified life; to obtain, by appeals to the minds and consciences of the American people, or by legal process when possible, a recognition of our rights as American citizens,—we do ordain and establish this Constitution.
Sec. 1. This body shall be known as the "Connecticut State Equal Rights League," acting in harmony with the National Equal Rights League of the United States of America. The members of this Convention, and those of the National Equal Rights League, residing in this State, and all other persons, who shall pay into the treasury the sum of One Dollar, shall be constituted member of the Connecticut State League for a term of one year.
Sec. 2. The officers shall consist of a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer; also an Executive Board, con-
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