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Report of the Convention of the Colored Population, Held at Drummondville, Aug, 1847.

1847ON (2).4.pdf

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THE CONVENTION.

SESSION I.

In consequence of the said call, the Convention met at Drummondville, on Monday, the 2nd day of August, 1847, in the African Methodist Episcopal Chapel.

The House was opened with singing, and prayer by the Rev. N. C. W. Cannon.

Rev. Mr. Cannon was unanimously appointed President, and Mr. Charles Freeman, Secretary, pro tem.

The call of the Convention having been read; on motion of Mr. Smallwood, the Delegates present were requested to present their credentials, when the following gentlemen took their seats, viz. :—

CANADA.

Rev. Thomas Smallwood, - - - - - - Toronto.

Mr. E. B. Dunlop, Agent, - - - - - "

Mr. Charles Freeman, do., - - - - - "

Rev. N. C. W. Cannon, do., - - - - - Hamilton.

Mr. Richard Warren, - - - - - - - "

Mr. J. T. Henson, - - - - - - - - Dawn.

Mr. George Ramsay, - - - - - - - Harwich.

Rev. Nelson Counter, - - - - - - - St. Catherines.

Rev. Alexander Elmsley, - - - - - - "

Mr. J. B. Lindsay, - - - - - - - "

Rev. Alexander Broadwales, - - - - - "

Mr. J. Thomas, - - - - - - - - "

Mr. Benjamin Russell, - - - - - - Drummondville.

Mr. J. Taylor, - - - - - - - - - "

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