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Constitution of the American Society of Free Persons of Colour, for improving their condition in the United States; for purchasing lands; and for the establishment of a settlement in upper Canada, also, The Proceedings of the Convention with their Address to Free Persons of Colour in the United States
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All Societies, auxiliary to this, shall, when formed, duly notify the Board of Managers of the Parent Society, through its Corresponding Secretary, taking care to forward a copy of their organization and proceedings, to be entered upon the records of the Society.
And with the view of more effectually strengthening a general union among the Free People of Colour, it shall be the duty of each auxiliary Society respectively, to elect from among their own members, one individual as Vice President of the Parent Society.
At a meeting of the Parent Society, held on Monday the 90th of November, 1830, the following persons were elected Officers for the ensuing year, viz.
President—Rev. Richard Allen.
Vice Presidents—Messrs. John Bowers, Rob't Brown, Daniel D. Brownhill, Peter Gardiner.
Corresponding Secretary—William Whipper.
Recording Secretary—Charles H. Leveck.
Assistant Secretaries—John P. Thompson, Samuel D. Potts.
Board of Managers—Dr. Belfast Burton, Messrs. John P. Burr, Scipio Sewell, John Allen, (Porter,) Richard Howell, Joseph Cassey, Shedrich Basset, James Gibson, Jeremiah Bowser, Richard B. Johnson, James Newman, Henry Beckett, Peter McNeal, James Bird, Abraham Williams.
Corresponding Committee—.Dr. Belfast Burton, Messrs. Dan iel B. Brownhill, John B. Sammons, Frederick A. Hinton, Rev. Richard Allen,
Financial Committee—Messrs. Charles W. Gardner, John B. Sammons, Thomas Butler.
Soliciting Committee—Rev. Richard Allen, Messrs.Samuel Nickels, William James, Joseph Cassey, Thomas Channock, Thomas Butler, William C. West, Robert Johnson, Joshua Brown, Edward Johnson, Jeremiah Bowser, Prince G. Laws, Samuel Combegy.
Publishing Committee—Dr. Belfast Burton, Messrs. William Whipper, John Dutton.
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