ger, began its journey from the Plymouth Rock. Address at Framingham.
The convention after two days session, adopted resolutions endorsing Mr. Brooks' views.
At all the conventions Mr. Brooks attended and where he spoke, it was his custom to have resolutions adopted, and these resolutions he prepared beforehand, so there was a unanimity in the demands.
This Plymouth convention was followed in quick succession during December by others at Hingham, Duxbury, New Bedford, Fairhaven and Bridgewater.
Evidently there was then no Christmas rush.
He must have been satisfied with the response at these meetings, for again he calls another convention; this time it is for the specific purpose of securing for the Old Colony a seminary for teachers.
The call was dated January 5, 1837, and was for a convention at Halifax on January 24, 1837.
But after this call was issued and before the convention was held, a couple of events happened which satisfied Mr. Brooks that his work had not been