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SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT



AMKRIVAJS SOCIETY



Colonijins ti)e jTrre people of Colour



UNITED STATES.



^!I^:Ji3l}^PPENDIX.

W ASillNCiTON CITY:

'RINTrn HY DAVIS ANU KUlirK, (KR.WKMN'ii lir^D,
rtN.NSV/.VAMA A\rNLK.

1«23.



The Sixth Annual Mcetini^ of tho American
CoLOMZ A rioN Socii/rv, was lichl in the Capitol,
Washini^tun City, on Tliinbclay, February 20th,
1823

In tlic Absence of the President and Vice-Pre-
sidents, General Charles F. iVIercer was called to
the Chair. The Atnuial Report was then read by
the Ap;ent; and, on motion ot George Washington,
Parke Custis, Esq.

Resolved Unanimonshj^

That the thanks of this Societv are due to the
iManagors and Oflicers of the Society, for the faith-
ful dis( hargo of their duties during the past year.

On the motion of General R.G.Harper,
Hcsolccd Unanimously^

That the thanks of this Society be presented
to the Picsident and Officers of the Massachu-
setts Society, to aid in the suppression of t.he
Slave Trade; for the kind assistance lent by them
to the Ao-ent of the Board in his recent visit to
New-England ; and that tliey be assured that this
Society entertain for them sentiments of high con-
sideration and esteem.

On the m(jtion of Gen. W. Jones,
Resolved Undnimonaly^

That this Society gratefully acknowledge their
oblir'atiuns to Governor sir Charles McCarthy, sir
Charles Gi ant, tJH! Hon. K.Ma'aulcy, tlu; Rev. Mr.
Flood, Dr. Shower, and the Rev. Mr. Johnson of



Sierra Leone, for their kind attention to the Socie-
tyV Agent, and to the Colonists during their resi-
dence at Fourah Bay.

On tlie motion of the Hon. Wm. D. Williamson,
Resolvrd Unanimously^
That the thanks uf this Society be given to Dr.
Eli Ayres, for his important services, while acting
as Acjent on the coast ol Africa.

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On the motion of Mr. Gurley,
Resolved Unanim.ously^

That 'his Soriety cheiish a grateful reniem-
bran' e of the pious exertions of the late Mrs.
Ashmun.



officers;



The Hon. Bushrod Washington, President.

Vice Presidents.
Hon. William H. Crawford, of Georgia.
Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky.
Hon William Philips, of Massachusetts.
Hon. Henry Rutgers, of New-York.
Hon. John E. Howard, of Maryland.
Hon John C. Herbert, of Maryland.
Hon. Dnniel Webster, of Boston.
Isaac M-Kidi, Esq. of Maryland.
General R G. Harper, of Maryland.
General John Harlwell Cocke, of Virginia.
General Charles F Mercer, Virginia.
Robert Ralston, Esq. of Pennsylvania.
Ri^ht Rev. Bisiiop VVhite, of Pennsylvania.
Jejen)iah Day, D D. of Yale College.
General John Mason, of the District of Columbia.
SHHiuel Bavard, Esq. of New-Jersey.
William H Fitzhugh, Esq. of Virginia.

JMunagers.
Francis S. Key, Esq. Rev. William Ilawley,

Waller Jones, Esq. Rev. Monry Foxall,

Rev. Dr. James Laurie, Jacob Ilotrmaiin, Escj.
Rev. Dr. S. B. Balch, William Tlioniton, iOsq.

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