For the Liberator
On the evening of 28th Oct .pursuant t previous agreement, a meeting was held by several gentlemen at Mr. George Putnam’s , for the purpose of holding a council on the subject of the contemplated College for the descendants of Africa, as proposed by the colored Convention, convened at Philadelphia on the 11th June last. Accordingly, Mr. Primus Hall was called to the chair, and Mr. J. T. Hilton was appointed Secretary……. Resolved, That a public meeting at this period, in our opinion, is of an essential consequence to our brethren of this metropolis; and in conjunction with this view, we do hereby respectfully invite our colored brethren to a meeting …… there to adopt such measures as may be deemed expedient in relation to the formation of a colored State Convention.
Several Signatures: PRI MUS HALL, PETER HOWARD, PETER SMITH, THOMAS DALTON, THOMAS COLE, GEORGE PUTNAM, HENRY THACKER, JOHN T. HILTON
(Liberator, November 5, 1831, pg 3)