A large Abolition Convention is being held at Cazenovia, at which upwards of 2000 delegates are present. Fred. Douglass has been elected President. Various resolutions and addresses have been passed, of the usual character, and urging slaves to escaped at all hazards. Subscriptions were set on foot to present a testimonial of approbation to Chaplin, who was concerned in the slave stampede at Washington, and to defend him in his coming trial, for attempting to liberate the slaves of Messrs. Toombs and Stevens.
Boston (MA) Daily Atlas, August 23, 1850, p. 2.