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Proceedings of the National Conference of Colored Men of the United States, Held in the State Capitol at Nashville Tennessee, May 6, 7, 8 and 9, 1879.


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Tennessee.— Randall Brown, $ 1; T. A. Sykes, 1; T. W. Lott, 1; L. A. Roberts, 1; B , A. J. Nixon, 1; A. F. A. Pope, 50 cents; J.H. Burrus, $1; W. F. Yeardlev, 1; J. C. Napier, 1; W. F. Anderson, 1; J.M. Smith, 1; Dr. J. McKinly, 1; W. A. Henderson, 1; H. H. Thompson, 1; R. F. Boyd, 1; B. J. Hadley, 1; Wm. Sumner, 1; G. H. Shaffer, 1; J. W. Grant, 1; J. H. Kelly, 1; M. F. Wamack, 1; Rev. D. Watkins, 1; Rev. G. W. LeVere, 1; Rev. C. O. H. Thomas, $ 1; J. B. Bosley, $1; J.H. Hendricks, 1; W. C. Hodge, 1; S. Griffith, 50 cents.

Mississippi.— J. R. Lynch, $1; Theo. H. Greene, 1; Rev. J. H. Bufford, 1; S. P. Cheers, 1; D. Wilson, 1; R. W. Fitzhugh, 1; Thos. Richardson, 1; B. G. Booth. 1; J. C. Matthews, 1; W. H. Maury, 1.

Kentucky.— A. Allensworth, $ 1; John Garnett, 1; Horace Lewis, 1; W. H. Nichol, 1; G. W. Gentry, 1; G. W. Darden, 50 cents.

Louisiana. F. B. S. Pinchback, $ 1; J. H. Burch, 1; J. D. Kennedy,1; J. Lewis, 1; L.T. Kenner, 1; Charles A. Burgeois, 1.

Missouri.— W. R. Lawton, $1; J. W. Wilson, 1.

Arkansas.— W. Gibbs, $1; J. R. Rolland, 1; H. W. Watkins, 1; H. B. Robinson, 1; S. H. Holland, 1; F. B. Antoine, 1; J. P. J ones, 1; J.T. Jenifer, 1; George N. Perkins, 1; Isaac Gillam, 1; David A. Robinson, 1;M. G. Turner, 1.

Alabama.— H. C. Binford, $ 1; D. S. Brandon, 1; Rev. W. O. Lynch, 1; Rev. J. M. Goodloe, 1; J. H. Thomason, 1; Rev. W. H. Ashe, 1; Hon. J. T. Rapier, 1; P. J. Crenshaw, 1; G. S. W. Lewis, 1; S. Lowry, 1; W.H. Councill, 1; Rev. W. H. McAlpine, 1; W. J. Stevens, 1; Rev. P. C. Murphv, 1; L. W. Cummins. 1; H. V. Cashin, Esq., 1; David Wilson, 1; E.D. Pope, 1.

Georgia.— C.C. Wimbush, $1; W. B. Higginbotham, 1; J. H. Delamotta, 1; R. R. Wright, S.C. Upshaw, 1; Madison Blunt, 1; W. A. Pledger; M. Bentley, 1.

Indiana.— R. Nichols, $1; F. D. Morton, 1; Rev. G. McFariand, 1; J. A. Braboy, 1; Simon Daniels, 1; J. W. James, 1; Rev. W. H. Anderson, 1; G. L. Knox , 1; J. H. Walker, 1.

Virginia.—J. W. Cromwell, $1; John Averitt, 1; R. A. Perkins, 1.

District of Columbia.—J. H. S. Parker, $1.

Texas.— R. Allen, $1; B. R. Taylor, 1; E. H. Anderson, 1; B. F. Williams, 1; N. W. Cuney, 1.

Oregon.— Rev. D. Jones, $1.

Pennsylvania.—J. D. Lewis, $1; Hon. Wm. Still, 1.

Illinois.—F. L. Barnett, $1; J. J. Bird, 1.

Ohio.—Colonel R. Harlan, $1.

Nebraska.— H. G. Newsom, $1.

South Carolina.—Hon. J. H. Rainey, $1.

Minnesota.—S. E. Hardy, $1.

Kansas.—T. W. Henderson, $1.

Several letters and papers from eminent gentlemen and associations in different parts of the country were submitted, which if published would swell this pamphlet far above its present size. As the net amount raised by the conference did not meet one half of the expense of publishing these proceedings, I trust it will be considered no lack of disrespect that these valuable papers do not now see the light. Respectfully,

J. W. Cromwell,


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