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M I N U T E S



OK THE



P R O C E E D I N G S

OF THE S E V i: NTH

Convention of Delegates



FROM THE



ABOLITION SOCIETIES
Eftablidied in different parts of the United States,

A S S E M B L i: D AT

P II 1 L A D E L P H I A,

ON THE THIRD DAY OF JUNE, ONE THOUPAND EIGHT IIirvnREU

AND ONE, AND CONTINUED BV ADJOURNMENTS DNTIL

THE SIXTH DAY OF THE SAME MoNTH, INCLUSIVE.



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— Philadelphia : —

PRINTED BY ZACHARIAH POULSON, JUNIOR,

No. ic6, Chcfnut'Jireet.



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M I N U T E S



OP T H K



PROCEEDINGS

OF THE SEVENTH

Convention of Delegates



Pliilaclelphia^ y line third y 180I5
10 o'clock, A.M,



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NUMBER of Delegates from Societies for
promoting the abolition of flavery, eftablifhed in
various parts of the United States, aifembled at
this time in the City Hall; when it appeared, from
credentials produced, that the following perfons
were deputed by their refpeftive Societies, to re-
prefent them in this Convention.

Willet Seaman,

Abraham Ogier Stanfbury,

Adrian Hageman, ^From New-Tork.

Nehemiah Allen,

Daniel D. Waters,

Jofepii



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Joftph Rloomfielil,
Richard llartlhorae,
Thomas Clement,
Robert Smith, jim.
Pliinchas Lord,

Thomas Harrifon,
James Mlhior,
Walter Franklin,
Samuel Bcttle,
George Williams,
Othniel Allbp,
Robert Frazer,

John Vaughan,
Cyrus Newlin,

John R. Fairlamb,



> From Nezv-Jcrfcy.



> From Pennfylvania.

From Delaware.

From Richmond.



George Williams,
Robert Frazer,
Othniel Alfop,
Cyrus Newlin,
John Vaughan,
John R. Fairlamb.



0/ whom the following atlended.

Adrian Hageman, Samuel Battle,

Nehemiah Allen,

Daniel D. Waters,

Richard llartlhorne,

Thomas Clement,

Robert Smith, jun.

Thomas Harrifon,

Walter Franklin,

Richard Hartfhorne was unanimoufly chofen
Prefident, Othniel Ali'op was appointed Secretary,
and John Ralield, Door-keeper.

The following communications from the Socie-
ties of New-York, New-Jerfey, Pennfylvania,
Delaware and Virginia, were read, and referred
to Nehemiah Allen, Thomas Clement, Thomas
Harrifon, John Vaughan, and John R. Fairlamb,
who were defired to report to a future meeting
the objects which might appear to them proper to
come under further notice.



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Report of ihe " K(n.V'Tork Society for fj-omoting the
mamnuijfon of Slaves, and proteding fucb of them
OS have been or may be liberated,** To the Con-
vention of Delegates from the fcveral Manumijfion
Societies in the United States, to be holden in Phi-
ladelphia, in June ne:


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