TO THE COLORED INHABITANTS OF BOSTON AND VICINITY
The great event demands your attention.
The anniversary of British West India Emancipation is at hand; and you are hereby respectfully invited to meet in the Infant School Room, Belknap street, on Tuesday evening, the 12th inst., ad half past 7 o’clock, then and there to adopt measures to celebrate the occasion with becoming solemnities.
We anticipate punctuality, and a hearty turnout in favor of freedom.
The Committee: J.T. Hilton, Thomas Cole, Henry Weeden, Wm. W. Rich, Geo. Washington, Joseph W. Butler, Thomas Henson, John B. Coburn, Charles S. Roberts, J. Messick
(Liberator, July 8, 1842, pg 3)