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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 22.pdf

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Plasterers 8; Candymaker 1; Turners 3; Cabinetmakers 4; Tobaconists 30; Daguerreotypists 10; Coopers 6; Musicians 6; Teachers 10; Clergymen 16; Doctors. 3; Engineer 1; Wagonmakers 3 ;—Total 308.

Not Working at their Trades.

Blacksmiths 20; House Carpenters 25; Ship Carpenters 8; Dressmakers 20; Boot and Shoemakers 31; Masons and Plasterers 10; Milliners 6; Brickmakers 10; Coopers 9; Hatters 5; Tobacconists 15; Painters 6; Turners 6; Cabinetmakers 6; Engineers 2; Wagonmakers 4 ;—Total 167.


INDIANA,—No Returns.


ILLINOIS.

Working at their Trades.

Blacksmiths 8; House Carpenters 18; Ship Carpenters 2; Boot and Shoemakers 5; Dressmakers 25; Tailors 3; Horse-shoers 3; Machinist 1; Masons 15; Printer 1; Milliners 6; Painters 4; Cabinetmaker 1; Coopers 2; Turner 1; Farmers 15; Clergymen 4; Doctor 1; Teacher 1; Musicians 3:—Total 111.

Not working at their Trades.

House Carpenters 3; Dressmakers 4; Boot and Shoemakers 4; Tailors 2; Cooper 1; Masons 4; Printer 1; Milliners 4;—Total 23.


MICHIGAN.

Working at their Trades and Professions.

Blacksmiths 3; Carpenters 12; Boot and Shoemakers 8; Dressmakers 10; Tailors 3; Machinist 1; Masons 15; Painters 2; Milliner 1; Printers 3 ; Clerks 6; Bakers 4; Captains and owners of sailing crafts 4; Saddlers 2; Lumber and Wood Dealers 2; Coopers 6; Musicians 12; Engineers 3; Teachers 2; Farmers 7;—Total 110.

Not working at their Trades.

Horse-shoer 1; Boot and Shoemakers 2; Ship Carpenter 1;—Total 4.

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