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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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BLACK STATE CONVENTIONS

condition of those counties, as far as I am acquainted. In the county of Colusa there are

Adults 8 Children 13

Total population 21

Number who can read and write 5

Property owned in the county $22,300

Farmers and Stock-raisers 5

Stock-raisers without farms 2

No school in the county.


In the county of Tehama there are,

Adults 14 Children 17

Total population 31

Number who can read and write 15

Property owned in the county $29,300

Farmers and Stock-raisers 7

Stock-raisers without farms 2

No school in the county.


Recapitulation of the three counties

Adults 38 Children 35

Total population 73

Number that can read and write 35

Property owned $69,500

Farmers and Stock-raisers 17

Stock-raisers without farms 8


EL DORADO COUNTY

Male Adults 190

Female Adults 75

Children 40

Total 305

Number that can read and write 223


Occupations

Mechanics 4

Miners 50

Farmers 14

Hair Dressers 25

Laborers 40

Aggregate am'nt taxable property $75,000

One Church, owning two lots.

No school in the county.


SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Total population 175

Real estate and personal property $75,000

One Church, of the Methodist persuasion.

One colored school, sustained by the Common School Fund, P. W. Cassey, teacher. He received for his services $50 per month. In addition to this, P. W. Cassey keeps a boarding-school, which, at the present time, is well patronized. There is an educational institution in

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