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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.

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After which the following resolutions were adopted:

Resolved, That we adopt "Frederick Douglass's Paper" as our Organ.

Resolved, That we print 1500 copies of the Minutes, and divide them equally among the delegates who have paid the expenses of the Convention.

Resolved, That the President appoint a Publishing Committee of five, to be located in the City of Philadelphia.

The President then appointed Messrs. Franklin Turner, Frances A. Duterte, Ulysses B. Vidal, Isaiah C. Wears and Robert Purvis.

A vote of thanks was tendered to the Philadelphia delegation for their kindness and attention to the delegates, and also a vote of thanks to the officers of the Convention, and to the Reporters of the press.

The Convention then adjourned sine die, and the members and audience all joined in singing the doxology—

"Praise God from whom all blessings flow."

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