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Minutes of the Union Temperance Convention of the Colored Citizens : of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
1843 Regional Convention in Salem 7.pdf
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come before this Committee; and, whereas we as a Committee, feel unwilling that we should take the entire responsibility of the matter. Therefore,
Resolved,—That we deem it inexpedient to recommend the establishment of a paper at present.
They having been accepted.—On motion, the Convention resolved itself into a Committee of the whole, to consider the above preamble and resolution; and to nominate the Executive and Local Committees.
A. D. Shadd, was called to the chair, and after a lengthy and animated discussion, the house adjourned to meet at 2 o'clock.
Session opened with prayer,—and according to rule.
The Committee went into Session, and having nominated the Executive and Local Committees, and not having arrived at any conclusion relative to the preamble and resolution, voted to rise and report so far as they had gone.
The President Jas. M'C. Crummill, took the chair. The Committee Reported their nomination of the Committies—F, and their non-conclusion relative to the paper. The nomination was adopted.
The preamble and resolution were taken up, and an amendment was offered by J. Lewis, to strike out all after resolved, and insert—That this Convention recommend the publishing of a Temperance News Paper, and that all the different Temperan e Societies within the District of Columbia. and the States named in the call of this Convention stand pledged to take a number not less than copies.
An interresting discussion ensued; the amendment was rejected: the yeas and nays were called for upon the main question; they were put, and the preamble and resolution were carried by a large majority.
The Committee on Address Reported; the address having been read,—On motion, it was adopted.
Mr. A. D. Shadd, now begged a discharge of the Business Committee, and on making it known that he was about to take his departure, an unanimous vote of the Convention was tendered to him, for the able manner in which he presided over the Business Committee; to which Mr. Shadd, briefly replied in a speech, containing multum in parvo.
On motion,—a Financial Committee of three was appointed, consisting of Jas. M'C. Crummill, John Lewis, and J. W. Adams.
On motion,—a Publication Committee of five persons was appointed, consisting of Jas. M'C. Crummill, Jas. J. G. Bias, J. W. Adams, John Lewis, D. B. Anderson.
On motion—it was resolved that the Foreman of each Delegation,
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