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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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APPENDIX.

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON RULES.

1st, There shall be two regular sessions of the Convention daily.

Morning Session.—The Convention shall meet at 9 o'clock, A. M., and adjourn at 12 o'clock.

Afternoon Session.—The Convention shall meet at 2 o'clock, and adjourn at 5 o'clock, P. M.

2d, The majority of the members of the Convention shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at either of its sessions.

3d, The rules of order as laid down in "Mathias's Manual" shall be the standing rules of order of this Convention, in all points not herein provided for.

4th, No member shall be allowed to speak more than twice upon the same subject, without special leave of the Convention; and not longer than ten minutes the first time, and five minutes the second.


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE.

Received from regular members of the Convention $277 00

Received from collections and honorary members 102 00

Whole amount collected $379 00

Amount carried forward, $379 00

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