- A Brief Introduction to the Movement
- Colored Conventions and the Black Press
- The 1853 Manual Labor College Initiative
- Bishop Henry McNeal Turner
- Word Travels Fast: 1855 Philadelphia
- Henry Highland Garnet's "Address"
- What Did They Eat? Where Did They Stay?
- Black Wealth and the 1843 Convention
- African American Women's Economic Power
- The First National Convention
- The "Conventions" of the Conventions: Political Rituals
- Conventions by City
- National Conventions
- Women Delegates
- Women in the Conventions
- Convention Hosts by Denomination
- Conventions by Level
- Clusters of Conventions
- Colored Conventions in Canada
- Delegate Search
- Women in the Conventions | March 8, 2017
- About Us
- Contact Us
Scripto | Transcribe Page
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.
You don't have permission to transcribe this page.
Current Page Transcription [history]
be discussed and published in the Minutes, and the question decided at the next sitting of the Convention.
SAMUEL VAN BRACKLE.
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.
JAMES Mc CRUMMELL, JUNIUS C. MORELL, JOSHUA BROWN, JAMES CORNISH, SAMUEL C. HUTCHINS, ROBERT C. GORDON, Jr. JACOB WHITE.
Mr, MANUEL, Vice President, Portland.
REUBEN REUBEN, Corresponding Secretary, Portland.
RICHARD JOHNSON, Vice President, New-Bedford.
JAMES G. BARBADOES, Corresponding Secretary, Boston,
GEORGE C. WILLIS, Vice-President.
ALFRED NIGER, Corresponding Secretary.
J. W. CREED, Vice-President.
LUKE LATHROP, Corresponding Secretary.
THOMAS L. JINNINGS, Vice President.
HENRY SIPKINS, Corresponding Secretary.
JOHN D. CLOSSON, Vice President.
ABNER H. FRANCIS, Corresponding Secretary
JAMES BIRD, Vice-President.
JAMES NEEDHAM, Corresponding Secretary.
You don't have permission to discuss this page.