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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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