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Minutes and proceedings of the Third annual Convention, for the Improvement of the Free People of Colour in these United States, :held by adjournments in the city of Philadelphia, from the 3d to the 13th of June inclusive, 1833.

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MINUTES.

THE Delegates to the third Annual General Convention of the Free People of Colour, for their improvement in these United States, met agreeably to public notice in the Benezett Hall, in the City of Philadelphia, on Monday, June 3, 1833.

Mr. Frederick A. Hinton, was appointed Chairman, and Mr. Charles H. Levick Secretary, until the convention be organized. Prayer by the Rev. Noah Cannon.

The following delegates presented their credentials, and were regularly admitted members of the convention.

PENNSYLVANIA. Philadelphia. Frederick A. Hinton, Abraham Williams, Stephen H. Gloucester, Robert Purvis, William Whipper.

Westchester. Abraham D. Shadd, William Lewis, Caleb Cregg, Vincent Smith, Rev. Jeremiah Miller.

Carlisle. John Peck, Thomas Butler, Peter Gardiner, James Bird, Samuel C. Hutchins.

Harrisburg. Rev. J, D. Richardson, George Galbrecht, William Brewer, Wilkesbarre.

MARYLAND. Baltimore. Rev. Samuel Elliott, Robert Cowley, William D. Jenkins, Samuel Hiner.

NEW-JERSEY. Gloucester. John Kelly, Thomas Banks, Henry Frisby, Benjamin Stokely, James C. Matthews. Henry Ogden, Newark.

Burlington. Emanuel W. Congo, Robert J. Taylor.

Trenton. Leonard Scott, Abner H. Francis.

DELAWARE. Wilmington. Peter Hubbard, Joseph Burton. Jacob Morgan. Matthew Draper.

Providence, R. I.—George Spywood.

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