In Buffalo, the Methodist Church concludes its Annual conference after more than a month in session
The General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church was concluded in Buffalo, New York after more than a month of sometimes fractious deliberations, especially over slavery. The gathering had opened on Tuesday, May 1, 1860 with hundreds of delegates from all over the country in attendance. Weeks of debate ended when the conference could no longer produce a quorum and the conference was adjourned. (By John Osborne)
William D. Harris, Report of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Held in Buffalo, N.Y. 1860 (New York: Carlton and Porter, 1860), 310.