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The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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y telegraph.] Syracuse, Jan. 30. --The Anti- Slavery Convention met here this morning in Convention Hall. The Rev. M. E. Strieby, of this city, Chairman of the Committee on Resolutions, reported. At first the attendance was small, but gradually the disorganizers gathered until the hall was filled. A Mr. Powell attempted to speak, and through the efforts of the police he was heard for some time; but about noon the mob put him down, and got forward one of their number named Luke McKinney, who mounted the platform and harangued, the crowd. A tremendous confusion ensued, and during a brief lull of the tempest Mr. Powell resumed his speech, and after a few remarks the antislavery men claimed that they had carried their point in declaring their sentiments, after which the Convention adjourned sine die. The mob, not knowing what was done, made a violent assault upon the police, throwing rotten eggs, and in one or two cases exchanging blows; but the house was soon cleare