it is destined to realize all that has been foreshadowed for it by its friends.
Like elemental fire its influence will glow and flame at the center of our national life long after as a separate and sovereign entity it shall have been forgotten by the descendants of its illustrious author and signers.
The convention was in session three days, and its proceedings were filled with good resolutions and effective work.
Arthur Tappan was elected President of the national organization, and William Green, Jr., Treasurer.
Elizur Wright, Jr., was chosen Secretary of Domestic Correspondence, William Lloyd Garrison Secretary of Foreign Correspondence, and Abraham L. Cox Recording Secretary.
Besides these officers there were a Board of Management and a number of Vice-Presidents selected.
For three days the hearts of the delegates burned within them toward white-browed Duty and the master, Justice, who stood in their midst and talked with divine accents to their spirits of how men were ens