Martin R Delaney

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Martin  R Delaney - api - ltlW M. MARTI f, Seo'ry. frS GREAT ANTI -...
api - ltlW M. MARTI f, Seo'ry. frS GREAT ANTI - COLONIZATION MEET LkJ INO. Pursuant to public notice, a very large meeting nf I'olorcd People, oonvenel at the Pinltdel - hia Instil lite, on Friday evening, April Wth, MM, for he pur poee of orinalderiiig what meamree ar neocs - ary lob taken, in view of th p o posed law, introduced introduced in Ihe lgialature. m favor of Celnnixalioa euid enaMAmcaf of Colortd Cittztn to Africa, Th meeting wa called to order hy John C. Bowers, on whoa motion. Dr. M. R. Delaney, of Piltahurx. Pa., wa ceiled to tbe Cbair - A. M. Sumner, Beore - tary. Th object of tha meeting bung annnunoed ley Ihe Prreident, Messrs. J. C. Ilowera. Robert Purvis, Isaiah C. Weir, John Anderaon, and Jamea MeCrurn - mell, were, or motion, appointed aoommittee to repirt business lor the oonaideration of the meeting. During the ahaence of tlie committee, the meeting - - ) . . i .. ... - I as i,. Ar , i awaiuiraiti' mn r.u,u ui mcasra. i inn, ,'i whim, Iielaney, of Piltaburg, and Kev, Stephen Smith, of i'n'iaoripma. The onmmittee having returned, repnrtcd the follow inr preamble and reaolutinns ; which, on motion, were taken up by aecttona, ami, after lieing oquen'ly di auasad by Meaare. Purvis, lioldeii. Weir, Bower, ami Smith, we' e anAnimnualy adopted r Wliereax, a lull has been introduoed into the Leris - biture of tliis State, askinc an aDDronriatinn to aaaiat "Free Persons of Colta to emixraa to the Republic of Liberie i" and a nereai, weutam tucii an appropriation appropriation tratviltm : Therefie. I. Fee - 1 veil, Tint we would earnestly aurrwst to lb Legisiaiur lo withhold any such appropriation, aa it a uoi nesireo nynnr penpi. a. Reeolred. That in common with other American itiaens, wa are atiaohed to Una, our native kuvf, and wa win never loranse ii. 9. Reeolvnil. That we have no eonfblence in the American ColonirjHion Society, believing it to he i)m) Ei - eat enemy lo ih cause ot impartial ireexknn in our i ml. 4. Resolved. Belieivieg that nnr destiny ia to he fulfilled fulfilled in ihia, tie land of oar hirth.w therefore reeom mend to nnr brethren to stand firm, and contend fia? "Life, l.ilierty ami tlappineai," in the united Ma'ca, A Resolved. That Messrs. Nnlxrt Purvis. Isaiah C. Weir, J C Bowers, Jamea MoCrummell, and Kranka tin I umer, he a ooiumtneo io preaare a retien rrance to the layiislature, in opposition to aa d bill ; and that Dr. Delaney be appointed a delegate lo convey it lo IJa'ruliurc. Resolved, Tint we nnwailjonrn, inhieot to Ilia call of the drauahiing oninmitl. - e, who were inatruoted. to call a meetuir when nreeaaary. " MARTIN R. DELANEY, Chairman, A. M. SUMNER, Secretary aplu - ltJ4l nr - T SANSOM STREET H LI - rHISiMon. tlie totally it the no sured in lb u c - oihe, era. nah, tin John ca, Charleston: "

Clipped from Public Ledger19 Apr 1852, MonPage 2

Public Ledger (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)19 Apr 1852, MonPage 2
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