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Proceedings of the Second Annual Convention of the Colored Citizens of the State of California, Held in the City of Sacramento, Dec. 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th, 1856.
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE COLORED CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
HELD IN THE CITY OF SACRAMENTO, DEC. 9th, 10th, 11th, AND 12th, 1856
FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION
Morning Session, December 9th, 1856.
The delegates appointed by the colored citizens of the various Assembly Districts of the State, to hold a Convention on the 9th day of December, in the City of Sacramento, met pursuant to call at the A.M, E. Church.
Mr. J. H. Townsend, of San Francisco, Chairman of the State Executive Committee, called the meeting to order, and proposed that delegates at once proceed to appoint a Chairman and Secretary, pro tem., preparatory to the permanent organization of the Convention. On motion of J. B. Sanderson, F. G. Barbadoes, of Sacramento, was called to the chair, and, upon the motion of W. H. Newby, F.J . Vosburgh, of Yuba, was appointed Secretary, pro tem. Mr. Thomas Detter, of Sacramento, moved to appoint a committee of five to receive the same to the meeting. The motion was adopted, and the following gentlemen were appointed by the chair:
Committee on Credentials
M. S. Haynes,.....Sacramento.
E. K. Phelps,.....El Dorado.
W. H. Newby,.....San Francisco.
A. E. Dennison,..San Francisco.
The committee made the report as follows:
Number of counties represented,.............17.
Number of Delegates in convention, ........61.
Sonoma County, Geo. W. Miller,
Marin, " A. Sisco,
Shasta, " B. B. Young,
" " E. Vincent,
Yuba, " T. J. Vosburgh,
" " M. J. Brown,
" " Jacob Francis,
Nevada, " Emory Waters,
" " E. A. Booth,
San Mateo, " R. A. Hall,
Sacramento Co. F. G. Barbadoes,
" " Thomas Detter,
" " G. F. Fletcher,
" " J. M. Flowers,
" " M. S. Haynes,
El Dorado, Co., Wm. H. Hall,
" " Andrew Collins,
" " G. B. Brown,
" " F. Hutfield,
" " E. K. Phelps,
" " John Buckner,
" " J. B. Sanderson,
" " G. W. Booth,
" " F. Lawrence,
" " J. C. Mortimer,
Sacramento Co. (Con't)
" " J. B. Handy,
" " James Hubbard,
" " R. W. Freman,
" " S. Holmes,
" " David Lewis,
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