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Minutes of the Freedmen's Convention, Held in the City of Raleigh, on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th of October, 1866


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We, your Committee on Credentials, having carefully examined the credentials of the delegates from the various counties, recommend that the persons representing the following counties be admitted as delegates duly elected and sent by their constituents:


State Equal Rights League Convention of Freedmen:

WARREN--William Cawthorn, John Hyman, Caesar Johnson.

WAKE--J. H. Harris, Charles Ray, Wm. Laws, S. Ellerson, H. Locket, J. R. Caswell. Moses Patterson and Wm. High, honorary members.


FRANKLIN--Harry Webb, Henderson Fuller, John Williams. Rev. D. T. Perry honorary member.

GRANVILLE--J. Hogwood, Cuffey Mayo, Wm. Reavis, Aaron Pratcher.

GASTON--Jas. Ryan.

HALIFAX--N. B. Martin, Henry Epps, Noah Hill, Charles Smith.

LENOIR--E. M. Bell.

PERQUIMANS--Newman Johnson.

CAMDEN--Henry Pool.

RICHMOND--Calvin McCray.

ALAMANCE--Edmond Bird, Wyatt Outlaw.

ANSON--Henry Powell, Wm. Leak.

GATES--J. A. Green.

MONTGOMERY--Hubbard Little.

BURKE--Thos. Hawkins.

WILSON--Emsley Hinant, Thos. Farmer.

FORSYTHE--Lewis Heagle.

NORTHAMPTON--J. H. Langford, B. H. Jones, Robert Doles.

BERTIE--Charles Harrel.

CRAVEN--Richard Tucker, C. D. Pierson, G. A. Rue, J. R. Good.

HERTFORD--W. D. Newsum, H. J. Brown.

ORANGE--A. Bass, Fred. Lane, Jordan Weaver, Henry Jones, Samuel Hopkins.

GUILFORD--H. Unthanks, Jacob Corsie.

CUMBERLAND--J. S. Leary, Lewis Harvie, Jas. Bowman.

BLADEN--John Crosslin.

SAMPSON--Charles Carter.


DUPLIN--Samuel High Smith

HYDE--Elisha Mackleveign.

WAYNE--J. E. O'Harra, John Thompson.

RANDOLPH--Jesse Skeen, Willis Dorsette, Harry Pope.

CASWELL--Marriee Mayson, Turner Pertilla.

EDGECOMB--Frank Heart, Rev. W. H. Pitts.

CALDWELL--Joseph Howard.

CHOWAN--J. R. Page.

ROWAN--J. B. Ballad.

DAVIDSON--Jas. Hargrave, C. G. Holmes, J. C. Taylor, J. S. Porter.

PITT--W. H. Pitts.

DAVIE--E. Oakes.

CABARRUS--Adam Means, Allen Turner.

MARTIN--Rev. W. H. Pitts.

WILKES--Rev. A. Stokes.

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