's Convention, composed of the leading men in the Church, met this morning in the basement of the church edifice.
An organization was partially effected.
The Convention then adjourned until this afternoon.
According to adjournment, the Convention assembled at 3 P. M.
The Committee on Permanent Organization reported the following, viz:
President--Jos. S. Garson.
1st Vice President--Col. McPherson,
2d Vice President--Chas. J. Baker.
Secretaries--J. Asbury Morgan,--Watts.
The report was adopted.
A motion was made to appoint a committee to prepare business for the Convention.
Mr. Gant, of Anne Arundel county, Md., opposed this motion, and offered a resolution repudiating, in strong terms, the new chapter on slavery adopted by the late General Conference at Buffalo.
Mr. Davis, of Washington city, was opposed to the resolution.
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