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

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Mr. Wm. Ferris, - - - Oberlin, Loraine Co., Ohio.

Mr. John Watson, - - - " " "

Rev. John Liles, - - - Syracuse, Onandago Co., N.Y.

Mr. J. B. Lot, - - - - Sandusky, Erie Co., Ohio.

Mr. Norris Needham, - Detroit, Michigan.

Mr. Pleasant Underwood, - Baro, Buffalo, N. Y.

Mr. T. W. Stringer, - - Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mr. J. B. Blanknort, - - Lockport, Erie Co., N. Y.

On motion, a Committee of three was appointed by the Chairman, consisting of Messrs. Smallwood, Dunlop, and Liles, to nominate officers for the Convention. The Committee having retired a short time, returned and reported the following persons as suitable for officers of the Convention, viz. :—

Rev. N. C. W. Cannon, - - - President.

Rev. John Liles, - - - - - Vice-President.

Mr. Charles Freeman, - - - Secretary.

Mr. J. W. Stringer, - - - - Assistant Secretary.

The meeting having approved of the Report, also appointed the following Committees :—

ON BUSINESS—Messrs. Smallwood, Ramsay, Watson, Counter, and J. T. Henson.

ON RULES—Messrs. Liles, Dunlop, and Couuter,

ON FINANCE—Messrs. Warren, Counter, and Smallwood.

Convention adjourned to 9 o'clock next morning.


TUESDAY, August 3rd—9 A.M.

House opened with praise, and prayer by the Rev. Mr. Liles.

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