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The Minutes of the State Convention of the People of Color of the State of Indiana

1851 Indianapolis State Convention.compressed.1.pdf

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THE MINUTES

OF THE

STATE CONVENTION

OF

THE PEOPLE OF COLOR

OF THE

STATE OF INDIANA.

The State Convention of the people of color of the State of Indiana, pursuant to a call issued by the State Central Committee, met in the City of Indianapolis, in the A. M. E. Church on Friday morning at 9 o'clock, August 1st, 1851. The Convention was called to order by Mr. JOHN G. BRITTON, of Marion County, Chairman of the Central Committee, who called upon the Rev. JOHN A. WARREN, of Clark County, to address a Throne of Grace by prayer: after which, Mr. BRITTON was appointed President pro tem., and Mr. WILLIAM J. GREENLY, of Floyd County, Secretary pro tem.

The delegates were called upon to present their credentials, when the following were received

John G. Britton, of Marion County ;

James Callihan, " "

John L. Johnson, " "

Thomas Bushrod, " "

Presley B. Delany, " "

William H. Manly, " "

William H. Carter, Vigo "

James H. Bundy, " "

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