Election, General Colored Association

IMPROVEMENT OF THE COLORED POPULATION OF THIS CITY….Agreeably to previous notice given by the President of the General Colored Association, a meeting was held on the 6th of May, for the purpose of appointing candidates for the official Board the ensuing year –at which a Committee was chosen to select candidates for officers of said Society………………The officers appointed to serve the ensuing year are as follows: Thomas Dalton, President; William G. Nell, Vice President; James Gould, Treasurer; James G. Barbadoes, Secretary; Frederick Brinsley, Hosea Easton and Thomas Cole, Corresponding Committee; Robert Wood, James How, Coffin Pitts, James Brown and Walker Lewis, Standing Committee.
(Liberator, May 28, 1831, pg 3)