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Proceedings of the Colored People's Educational Convention held in Jefferson City, Missouri, January , 1870.

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PROCEEDINGS, ETC.

EXPENDITURES FROM THE FUNDS.

To traveling expenses of R. B. Foster for one- half of

1866, without salary...................................................$ 481 20

To salary of R. B. Foster, 1866-7, as teacher.............. 1,000 00

" " of " " 1867-8 " ........................................ 425 00

" " of Assistant......................................................... 50 00

" " of W. H. Payne, teacher, 1868-9....................... 400 00

" " of Assistant......................................................... 75 00

" " of R. B. Foster, 4 months 1869-70...................... 480 00

Incidentals, repairs, furniture, &c., (approximately)...... 500 00— 3,411 20

Invested in land............................................................ 5,200 00

    "        in notes, at, 10 per cent. interest...................              1,970 00

Total expenditures and investments............................. $10,581 20

Total receipts ............................................................... 9,814 40

Excess of expenditures over receipts original.............. $ 766 80

By receipts on notes.................................................... 471 25

                                                                                                  $ 294 55

Making, as a result, the sum of $294.55, as an apparent excess of expenditures over receipts—the latter being of June 14, 1869—for all which the proper vouchers are in the hands of the members of the Board of Trustees of the Institute. ( Total of June 14, $9,814.40.)

J. H. WASHINGTON, Chairman.

J. T. SMITH, St. Louis county.

R. W. STOKES, New Madrid county.

On motion, the report of the committee was received and adopted.

On motion, Mr. R. B. Foster was requested to give the house all information in his power relating to the Lincoln Institute Fund. He responded with a very lucid account of its origin.

On motion, the time for adjournment was extended half an hour.

The courtesy of the house was extended to Rev. J. Addison Whitaker, whereupon he addressed the Convention in regard to Lincoln Institute.

On motion, it was voted that the chair appoint a committee of fifteen to proceed to an interview with His Excellency, the Governor, and other State officials.

On motion, adjourned to 7 o'clock, P. M., with benediction by Rev. W. P. Brooks.

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