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Report of the Convention of the Colored Population, Held at Drummondville, Aug, 1847.
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Resolved,—That the Convention recommend the British American Anti-Slavery Society to use their utmost exertions to establish an Anti-Slavery Paper in the City of Toronto.
Resolved,—That the Delegates who shall attend the Convention of 1848, be requested to bring accurate accounts, as far as possible, of the Schools and other properly belonging to their constituents.
Resolved,—That the letter from Dawn be handed over to the Auditing Committee.
Two additional members were then voted to form part of the Auditing Committee —one from the United Slates and one from this Province —viz.: Messrs. W. P. Newman, and G. Ramsay.
Mr. J . Henson then rose and proceeded to satisfy the Convention in regard to his agency for the British American Institute. He handed his book to the Secretary, with an account of his intromissions since the 1st March last. This was read over to the Convention, and it showed clearly that Mr. Henson had faithfully discharged his duty to the institution.
It was then
Resolved,—That the Convention is satisfied with the conduct of Mr. Henson, so far as they have heard from him.
Convention then adjourned.
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