setts, was called to the chair.
S. C. Phillips reported an address and resolutions; six delegates at large, with Adams's name at the head, were chosen to attend the convention at Buffalo.
Among the speakers were Allen, Wilson, Amasa Walker, Joshua Leavitt, Adams, Sumner, Keyes, E. R. Hoar, J. R. Giddings, and L. D. Campbell, the last two from Ohio.
Early in the day Sumner read a letter from Dr. Palfrey (then in Congress) approving the objects of the meeting, and moved a vote of thanks to Alleional organization. . . We found now a new party.
Its corner-stone is freedom, its broad, all—sustaining arches are truth, justice, and humanity.
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He introduced as speakers R. H. Dana, Jr., D. D. Field, and Joshua Leavitt, who had been delegates at Buffalo.
A series of resolutions was read by John A. Andrew.
The Free Soil State convention met at Tremont Temple in Boston, September 6.
Sumner was present at the preliminary caucus in that city, speaking brie