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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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that Association in all movements which it shall inaugurate for the accomplishment of the purposes for which it was formed.

SEC. 8. The sessions of the National Equal-Rights League shall be held annually on the third Tuesday of September, at ten o'clock, A.M., for the election of officers, and the transaction of such business as may be brought before it.

SEC. 9. At any annual meeting of the National Equal-Rights League, this Constitution may be altered or amended by a vote of the majority of the members present.

On motion of Mr. Downing, of Rhode Island, the Executive Board of the League were authorized to fill any vacancies occurring during the year in the official direction of the League.

LIST OF THE COMMITTEES IN THE CONVENTION.

COMMITTEE ON CREDENTIALS.

FREDERICK DOUGLASS. PETER H. CLARK.

WILLIAM WELLS BROWN.

Mr. Bruce was afterwards added, to supply the place made vacant by electing Mr. Douglass as President of the Convention.

COMMITTEE ON PERMANENT ORGANIZATION.

SAMUEL F. MURRAY...........Maine.

GEORGE L. RUFFIN...........Massachusetts.

GEORGE T. DOWNING....... Rhode Island.

PETER H. NOTT.................Connecticut.

ROBERT HAMILTON...........New York.

WILLIAM HOWARD DAY......... New Jersey.

JONATHAN C. GIBBS..............Pennsylvania.

WILLIAM KEELING ............Virginia.

A. H. GALLOWAY...........North Carolina.

CHARLES P. HEAD.......Mississippi.

J. H. INGRAHAM............Louisiana.

PETER LOWERY..........Tennessee.

JAMES M. SCOTTRON.......Florida.

P. G. WELLS...........Missouri.

PETER H. CLARK...........Ohio.

H. P. HARRIS..........MIchigan.

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