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


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bowed until the conclusion of the sacred service. Upon rising, the President put the negative of the question, and, no response being made to it, the first Educational Convention of the colored men of Missouri was adjourned, sine die.

J. MILTON TURNER, Cooper County, President.

R. W. STOKES, New Madrid County, First Vice-President.

CHARLTON H. TANDY, St. Louis Co., Second Vice-President.

J. FLETCHER JORDAN, Howard County, Recording Secretary.

I. N. TRIPLETT, Macon County, Corresponding Secretary.

THOMAS MORTON, Macon County, First Assistant Secretary.

W. H. PAYNE, Cole County, Second Assistant Secretary.

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