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Communications: Female Benevolent Association: For The Signa...

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The Detroit Female Benevolent Association, icld tlieir third annual meeting on Friday evening, Jan. 17th. at 7 o'clock in the colored Methodist Church, pursuant to o public notice. Tlie President hnving taken Chair, called the House to order, and the ïr.eeting was opened with singing and prayer, by Mrs. Ilyrberd. Tlen proceedcd to business; the object of the meeting wasslnted by the president, the codstitution was read ofter which a hymn wa sung to the occasion. The secretary thejave the full proceedmgs of the bociety trom ian. 17th 1844, up to Jan. 17Üi, 1345. The -elief committees reports was numerous of ;vhat they had g'iven out for charitable objects. The Treasuress then made a report of what iad been taken froni the treasury during the ?ast year which was eighty-one dollars fiflytliree cents. Received in, seventy dollars Lhree cents. Remaining, $64,13. Goods on hand $24,88 ets. The atnount taken in from the first organization of the Society was two hu ndred and fifty dollars; the whole paid out one hundred and eigbly-six dollars up to the present time. The business then beleg through with, the président, Mrs. Hall, and the Treasuress ftlrs. Banks, nddressed the society in a very appropnnte mannor, and also agreeable to a previ - oussolicitation from the Society, Mr. J. M. Brown delivered an address. Several other gentlemen spokc for the encouragement of the socie'y. A collection wns taken up. On motion it was Resolved, That the proccedings of this meeting be published in the Siffiial of Liberty and the Mystery. The mcetinsf then adjourncd with prayer, Uu rliA lïfiv. Mr. Harirravo.


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