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Minutes of the Fourth Annual Convention for the Improvement of the Free People of Colour, in the United States; held by adjournments in the Asbury Church, New York, from the 2nd to the 12th of June, inclusive, 1834.
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adjourned, in Asbury Church. The President of the Conventional Board called the house to order, and prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. Hogarth.
On motion of Mr. Vogelsang resolved, that inasmuch as no rule was laid down by the last Convention held in Philadelphia, respecting the obligation of the Secretary of the Board to perform the duties of Secretary of the Convention, that James Fields be appointed Secretary, and Theodore C. Breshaw, Assistant Secretary.
On motion of Mr. Hughes, resolved, that the credentials of Delegates be called up in geographical order, beginning with the most eastern State. The credentials of Delegates present, were accordingly presented and severally accepted as follows, viz.
Charles L. Remond, Salem. James G. Barbadoes, Boston. John C. Scarlett.
Jacob Perry, Nathan Johnson.
Henry M. Merriman, Alexander C. Luca,
Hoshea Easton, Hartford.
Providence, George Spywood.
Robert Jackson, Catskill.
Jared Gray, Nathan Blount.
John G. Stewart, Charles S. Morton.
George Hogarth, Henry C. Thompson, Henry Brown, Thomas S. Thompson, Abraham Brown.
John K. Jackson, James W.C. Pennington.
City of New-York.
Benjamin F. Hughes, William Hamilton, Sen. Henry Sipkins, Samuel Hardenburg, Peter Vogelsang.
Abner H. Francis, Trenton.
John D. Closson, Henry Drayton.
Amos Freeman, Rahway.
Henry Ogden, Orange.
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