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Proceedings of the State Convention of the Colored Freemen of Pennsylvania, Held in Pittsburgh, on the 23d, 24th and 25th of August, 1841, for the Purpose of Considering their Condition, and the Means of Its Improvement. (Copy 1)

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must therefore feel the necessity of the utmost circumspection in all our conduct, whether private or public. We owe this to God, if we hope for His blessings; to ourselves, if we wish to obtain our rights, and to our posterity, if we wish them to rise up and call us blessed.

LEWIS WOODSON, of Allegheny, RICHARD CHIDESTER, of Fayette, SAMUEL WILLIAMS, of Cambria, NATHANIEL M'CURDY, of Greene, JOHN B. VASHON, of Allegheny, Committee


Thomas Norris, Rev. Samuel Collins, Rev. A. D. Lewis, Charles Richards, Rev. Lewis Woodson, John B. Vashon, Solomon Norris, John Peck, of P., Samuel Bruce, Sr., George W Parker, John N. Templeton, Martin R. Delaney, George Gardner, Robert L. Hawkins, John Curtis, John Mitchell, Sr., Benjamin P. Calder, Matthew Jones, Halson Vashon, William M. Austin, David Dickens, Isaiah Watson, Henry Burton, Samuel Bailey, Alfred Gibson, Robert Smith, Sr., Henry Anderson, Alfred Smith, John Marshall, George M. Baker, Rev. Samuel Johnson, Samuel Robinson, Owen A. Barrett, Rev. G. W. Boler, Benjamin Richards, James Benford, Young Reed, John Peck, of A., Amos Siscoe, Samuel Venable, John Auford, Henry Jackson, Vincent A. Johnson, William Wilder, Jesse Halestock, Nathaniel Dixon, Edward R. Parker, V Joseph H. Mahorney, Robert Bailey,

David Bodey, James M. Holley, Samuel J. Wilkison, Henderson H. Nicholson, James H. Butler, David Turbin, Henry Williams, William E. Harris, Moses Howard, Parker Soil, Rev. Leonard Collins, John H. Butler, Austin Bryans, J. Mahorney, George Butler, Samuel Delaney, John Lewis, Frederick A. Hinton, Joshua E. Campbell, George A. Collins, James M'Crummell, William Nickens, Zedekiah J. Purnel, George Butler, Alexander Ferguson, Orange Lewis, Charles Henry, John H. Butler, Samuel Collins, Jr., Daniel Mahorney, Bernard Mahorney, Sr., Charles Jones, William M. Jones, Thomas A. Brown, James Morgan, George Duncan, Rev. Thos. Lawrence, James Anderson, Robert Bowie, William L. Barns, Juba Newton, Washington Hunter, George Spears, William Murray, Thomas Timms, Thomas Knox, John Williams, Daniel Carney, Nathan Moore,

Lewis M'Alfrey, Henry M. Collins, Charles Dockens, Larkin Graves, Charles Beno, Obadiah Maloney, Charles Wedley, Daniel Johnson, Jonathan Green, Bernard Mahorney, Jr., George Austin, Samuel Williams, William Porter, Thomas S. Robinson, Elias Johnson, Jonathan Willis, Samuel Adley, Henry Fields, Jeremiah Fisher, Henry Dabney, James Hardin, Richard Chidester, Nathaniel M'Curdy, William M'Curdy, Rev. George Hilton, Edward Minnis, Thomas Johnson, William Lewis, A. D. Shadd, Charles T. Clayton, Samuel Stewart, Bazaleel Stewart, William Harris, William Burley, Richard Bryans, Geo. W. Graves, Alfred Powel, George Richardson, Oliver Highgate, Benjamin Stanley, James Needham, Saml. Van Brackel, John C. Bowers, James Bird, R. C. Gordon, Jr., John Nelson, James M. White, Samuel Bruce, Jr., P. L. Jackson.

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