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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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be discussed and published in the Minutes, and the question decided at the next sitting of the Convention.

PETER VOGELSANG.

WM HAMILTON.

SAMUEL VAN BRACKLE.

JAMES BIRD

JOHN D. CLOSSON.


Resolved, that the hour of adjournment be suspended to the close of the day.

On motion of Mr. Whipper, seconded by Mr. Jackson, Resolved, That this Convention recommend the establishment of Societies on the principle of Moral Reform, as set forth in the declaration of sentiment.

Resolved, that the President appoint a Committee five to.nominate the Conventional Board, Messrs. Hutchins, Bird, Butler, Gardner and Van Brackle were appointed.

The Committee to nominate the Conventional Board, reported as follows and their report was accepted—viz.

JNO. P BURR President,

DANIEL B. BROWNHILL, Vice President,

SAMUEL VAN BRACKLE, Recording Secretary,

WILLIAM WHIPPER, Corresponding Secretary,

JOHN BOWERS, Sen. Treasurer.


COMMITTEE.

JAMES Mc CRUMMELL, JUNIUS C. MORELL, JOSHUA BROWN, JAMES CORNISH, SAMUEL C. HUTCHINS, ROBERT C. GORDON, Jr. JACOB WHITE.


MAINE.

Mr, MANUEL, Vice President, Portland.

REUBEN REUBEN, Corresponding Secretary, Portland.


MASSACHUSETTS.

RICHARD JOHNSON, Vice President, New-Bedford.

JAMES G. BARBADOES, Corresponding Secretary, Boston,


RHODE ISLAND.

GEORGE C. WILLIS, Vice-President.

ALFRED NIGER, Corresponding Secretary.


CONNECTICUT.

J. W. CREED, Vice-President.

LUKE LATHROP, Corresponding Secretary.


NEW-YORK.

THOMAS L. JINNINGS, Vice President.

HENRY SIPKINS, Corresponding Secretary.


NEW-JERSEY.

JOHN D. CLOSSON, Vice President.

ABNER H. FRANCIS, Corresponding Secretary


PENSYLVANIA.

JAMES BIRD, Vice-President.

JAMES NEEDHAM, Corresponding Secretary.

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