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Proceedings of the National Convention of Colored Men; held in the City of Syracuse, N.Y.; October 4, 5, 6, and 7, 1864; with the Bill of Wrongs and Rights; and the Address to the American People
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RECORDING SECRETARIES. ST. GEORGE R. TAYLOR. DAVIS D. TURNER.
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY. GEORGE B. VASHON.
TREASURER. WILLIAM RICH.
MEMBERS UP EXECUTIVE BOARD J. D. RICHARDS. RANSOM HARRIS. A. H. GALLOWAY. W. KEELING.
The following was submitted by the Rev. Singleton T. Jones, of New York, and adopted:—
Resolved, That we regard with deep interest and solicitude the recent movement on the part of the two great colored Methodist denominations in the United States, through a Convention held in Philadelphia in June last, looking to their union and consolidation into one organization, having for its object the religious, moral, social, and intellectual advancement and improvement of our people; and that, regarding a more intimate union of interest as an essential element to our strength and success, we earnestly recommend the speedy consummation of that contemplated union; and we as earnestly urge the recognition and cultivation of the great principle of union among our people everywhere.
The Finance Committee then made their final Report [See Appendix, pp. 32, 33.]
Moved by J. M Langston, that all money in the hands of the·Finance Committee be placed in the hands of the Treasurer of the League, William Rich, to pay for the printing of the Minutes, and the other expenses connected therewith. Carried.
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