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Proceedings of the Convention, of the Colored Freemen of Ohio, Held in Cincinnati, January 14, 15, 16, 17 and 19, 1852.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION, OF THE COLORED FREEMEN OF OHIO, HELD IN CINCINNATI, JANUARY 14, 15, 16, 17 AND 19, 1852


CENTRAL COMMITTEE FOR 1852

Wm. H. Day, C. H. Langston, Geo. Vosburgh, D. Jenkins, John Brown, G. R. Williams, R. Leach, John I. Gaines.


PROCEEDINGS

Cincinnati, Wednesday Jan. 14th, 1852, 10 o'clock, A.M.

Pursuant to public notice by circulars and through the press, a large number of delegates convened at the Union Baptist Church. The Convention was called to order by D. Jenkins, of Franklin, and on his motion, C.H. Langston, of Franklin, was called to the Chair as President pro tem., and Henry Hurd appointed Secretary. On motion of D. Jenkins the delegates were requested to report their names to the Secretary by credentials or otherwise. The following gentlemen came forward and reported their names:

Butler County

J.E. Robbins, S.D. Fox.


Gallia County

J.L. Ward


Montgomery County

Thos. Jefferson, John Johnson.


Miami County

Robert Smith.


Warren County

Asa Pratt.


Seneca County

D. Roberts.


Mercer County

C. Hurd


Ross County

G. R. Williams, D. Williams.


Clark County

W. P. Morgan, N. Morgan, M. Roberts.


Champaign County

H.H. Ford.


Cuyahoga County

J. Brown, W.H. Day, G. Vosburgh, R. Leach.


Franklin County

David Jenkins, L.D. Taylor, J. Booker, H. Ford Douglass, Hanson Johnson, John Brown, C.H. Langston.


Lorain County

John M. Langston.


Stark, Columbiana and Portage Counties

Wm. Pinn.


Erie County

G.J. Reynolds, Lawrence G. Jackson.

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