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Minutes and Proceedings of the Second Annual Convention for the Improvement of the Free People of Color in these United States, held by adjournments in the city of Philadelphia, from the 4th to the 13th of June, inclusive, 1832.
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Samuel Elliott, Robert Cowley, Samuel Hiner.
Thomas D. Coxsin, Thomas Banks,
New Bedford.—Nathan Johnson.
New Haven.—Scipio C. Augustus.
On motion, the Convention proceeded to the election of officers for its present sessions, when the following persons were duly elected:
HENRY SIPKINS, President.
JOHN B. VASHON, 1st Vice President.
FREDERICK A. HINTON, 2d Vice President.
PHILIP A. BELL, Secretary,
JUNIUS C. MOREL, Assistant Secretary.
CHARLES H. LEVECK, Clerk.
After the election of the President and 1st Vice President, Mr. Frederick A. Hinton, Vice President of the Conventional Board, announced to the house the election of Mr. Henry Sipkins of New York, President of the Convention, and Mr. John B. Vashon of Pittsburg, first Vice President. On the election of the second Vice President, Mr. John Bowers announced to the house the election of Mr. F. A. Hinton of Philadelphia, second Vice President. The election of the Secretaries and Chaplain were announced by the President of the Convention.
On motion, resolved that the list of names of the Delegates be read. It was accordingly read, and each member answered to his name. Moved and seconded that we adjourn to meet in this Hall at half past three o'clock this afternoon. Agreed.
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