Martin R Delaney 12.1858

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Martin R Delaney 12.1858 - Indignation Mbetimo on Coioebb Polks A Sable...
Indignation Mbetimo on Coioebb Polks A Sable "Butjddbb" Buahino his Bags, A col - - ored lecturer, Dr. Martin Delaney, an agent of tho British Ooloniition Society, who is rowj operating in Brooklyn for tho benefit, wep - pose, of fugitive slnvea in Canada West, having u)?de statements at a public meeting at the Third Baptist Church, in Lorimer street, E. D., derogatory to the character of colored people in the Northern States, an indignation mesting was held oa Tuesday evening at ths Apostolic ChuTch on Division avenue. Mr. Willis A. Hedges wag appointed chairman and W. A. Gibos, secretary. The object of tho meeting was slated, when, after on extended discussioD, the following series of resolutions wero adopt - td : - Kcsolved, That tho law of Ohio, which allows persons over liair whits to vote, is not a law encouraging bastardy bastardy ; find that tho assertion that it is calculated to pro. ruoto tho prostitution of our females to white men, Is lalae. P.olved. That the law of New Tork, requiring $250 pi o - potty qualification for colored voters, does not cause such voters to regard their poorer brethren with contempt or disrespect. Rteuived, That tho' statements of Doctor Martin Delaney, Delaney, that colored njtn do not understand politics, and itiat tuoy daro not vote or bo voted lor to flu any offl.e ai.y Town, City or County of this Slate, aro base falsehoods. falsehoods. Koulve' That tho itatcment of said Delaney, that colored colored wopjCn aI.e obliged to labor at tho wash tub to support l"eiP. husbands in mm and cigars, is another mischievous IVi' slanderous lie. P.esoived, That the said negro bo requested to take his iiiimeuiute departure for tho wilda of Airica, or the river Niger , where tia Bays be belongs, aDd to take his little no - gr" Cyprian along with him, and there remain till the colored colored citizens of Brooklyn Eastern Districi shall sead for him. unsolved, That tho said Doctor. Martin Delaney be ro 'luoaied to evacuats tho City of Brooklyn for tbo benefit of his health. Hcsolved, That a oopy of these resolutions, duly signed, be handed to Dootor Martin Delaney lor h!a immediato perusal. perusal. The meeting was addressed by several speakers, speakers, and all of whom asserted that tho virtue of colorad women, and the Intelligence of colored colored voters, were above suspicion or impeachment impeachment ; and denounced Dootor Delaney as a base laderor. The meeting then adjourned till the ;iexfc evening -

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle18 Dec 1858, SatPage 3

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)18 Dec 1858, SatPage 3
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