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Proceedings of the California State Convention of the Colored Citizens, Held in Sacramento on the 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th of October, 1865.


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Finance Committee make arrangements for that purpose.

Mr. R. H. Small introduced Messrs. J. H. Johnson and R. McGaines, from El Dorado, who were, on motion, elected members of the Convention.

The Committee on Credentials reported the corrected and complete, as follows:

San Francisco

Rev. J. J. Moore, J. R. Starkey, Rev. T. M. D. Ward, P. Anderson, D. W. Ruggles, E. W. Parker, R. A. Hall, E. P. Hilton, J. Madison Bell, Wm. H. Hall, W. H. Yates, J. Smallwood, J. J. Moore, proxy, H. M. Collins, F. G. Barbadoes, proxy.


Wm. H. Harper, Edward A. Clark, A. L. Jackson, P. L. Hickman, A. D. Berghardt.

Santa Clara

Jacob Madden, Richard F. Shorter.

Napa Wm. H. Christopher.

Yolo Basil Campbell.


Peter Killingworth.


Ed. P. Duplex, Dr. W. J. O. Bryant.

El Dorado

James M. Oliver, Robert H. Small, James Cefous.

Contra Costa

John Peterson


N. E. Speights, by F. G. Barbadoes, proxy.


I. P. Gibbs, by J. P. Dyer, proxy.

Santa Cruz

Geo. W. Smith, by P. A. Bell, proxy.

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