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Proceedings of the Colored National Convention, held in Franklin Hall, Sixth Street, Below Arch, Philadelphia, October 16th, 17th and 18th, 1855.

1855PA 19.pdf

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20

Not working at their Trades and Professions

Carpenters 3; Masons 3; Tailors 2; Milliners 2; Caulkers 1; Bootmakers 3; Bakers 3; Dressmakers 3 ;—Total 23.


NEW HAMPSHIRE,—No Returns.


VERMONT.

Working at their Trades, &c.

Dressmakers 3; Engineer 1; Machinists 2; Blacksmiths 3; Musicians 2; Farmers 7 ;—TotaI 18.

Not working, &c.

Carpenters 2; Ropemakers 3 ;—Total 5.


MASSACHUSETTS.

Working at their Trades, &c.

Blacksmiths 8; House Carpenters 9; Ship Carpenters 6; Boot and Shoemakers -; Dressmakers 26; TaIlors 12,; Horse Shoers 3; Sailmakers 3; Printers 5 ; Blockmaker 1; Painters 8; Caulkers 10; Jewelers 2; Gilders 4; Grain Inspector 1; Upholsterer 1; Masons 3; Stevedores 6; Milliners 4; Segar-makers 9; Store-keepers, (mostly clothing,) 22; Clergymen 11; Lawyers 3; Physician 1; Doctors, 8; . Clerks 6: Gymnastic Professors 2; Crayon ArtIst 1; Business Agent 1 ;— Total 187.

Not working, &c.

Blacksmiths 4; Marine and Landscape Artist 1; Boot and Shoemakers 4; Tailors 2; Masons 3; Printers 6; Musicians 22; Blockmaker 1 ;—Total 46.


RHODE ISLAND,—No Returns.


CONNECTICUT.

Working at their Trades, &c.

Blacksmiths 11; House Carpenters 6; Boot and Shoemakers 7; Dressmakers 20; Tailors 4; Vestmaker 1; Masons 6; Printer 1; Wheelwrights 2; Milliners 2; Painters 4: Coopers 6; Burnishers 2; Farmers 7; Gardener 1; Mates 6 ; Teachers 6; Clergymen 9; Doctors 2; Engineers 2; Merchant 1; Grocers 4;—Total 97.

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