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Minutes of the fifth annual convention of the colored citizens of the state of New York : held in the city of Schenectady, on the 18th, 19th, and 20th of September, 1844.
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Fear not results, leave them with God. He will take care of his own truth. May the guidance and blessing of the Spirit from on high, the spirit of Wisdom be upon the delegation. Amen.
THEODORE SEDGWICK WRIGHT.
The Finance committee reported as follows.
The Finance committee beg leave respectively to report,
For lights for evening meeting, Quills and Paper, $4,50
For Liberty Songs, 4,00
Total amount received during the sessions of the convention by collections, $21,94
Leaving a balance on hand of $13,44
Moved, That Clarence P. Selden pay the above bill, and pass the balance in hand over to the committee appointed to publish the minutes.
The Chairman having announced that there was no more business claiming the attention of the convention,
On motion, the following resolutions were adopted.
Resolved, That this convention return their thanks to the Trustees of the 1st Baptist Church of Schenectady, for their kindness in granting the free use of their house of worship.
Resolved, That we return our thanks to our colored friends of Schenectady for their hospitality during our stay in this city.
Resolved, That we shall remember with gratitude the kindness of the citizens generally, during the sessions of this convention.
Resolutions were also adopted, thanking the sexton of the Church, the Vice Presidents, the Secretaries, and Business Committee of the convention, and one of thanks to the central committee. The Rev. H. H. Garnet then led the convention in devout thanks to Almighty God. After singing a hymn of praise, the convention Adjourned.
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