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Proceedings of the first convention of colored men of Kentucky held in Lexington, March the 22d, 23d, 24th and 26th, 1866. With the constitution of the Kentucky State Benevolent Association. Printed by order of the convention.
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special business of the Morning Session.
Upon the suggestion of Rev. Dupee the Convention resolved to adjourn to 1st A. M. E. Church, after the afternoon session to hear from Mr. Langston, the claims of the Lincoln Monument Association. Adjourned.
At 8 o'clock P. M., the meeting was called to order by President King; the Church was filled with an intelligent audience, who after the matter was fully explained to them, contributed handsomely; seventy-one dollars being raised in a short while, which was placed in the hands of a committee of Ladies and Gentlemen, to be forwarded to the Treasurer, Mr. Gruley, at St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Britton and Miss Ellen Sherman sang a beautiful song—"Sherman's March to the Sea," which was well received by the audience.
After appropriate ceremonies the meeting adjourned.
THIRD DAY—MORNING SESSION
Saturday, March 24, 1866.
Convention convened at 9 o'clock A. M.: President King in the Chair: Prayer by Rev. Miles of Marion—Roll called—Rev. Jackson Blackburn suggested the reading of the 12th Chapter of Hebrews, which was ordered to be read by the aforesaid brother.
One Delegate, Thos. Monroe of Scott, coming in after Roll Call as fined twenty-five cents. Mr. Wm. Stuband of Bourbon being on the same list paid his fine likewise and took his seat.
Reading of the minutes dispensed with, and the "Special Business" "2nd Resolution" taken up, and went through a regular tearing process.
Mr. George Perry opposed the amendment, Messrs. Calahan and Campbell of Wodford against the amendment; Mr. Campbell of Kenton favored the amendment and spoke at length against the original resolution; Mr. Dupee of McCracken was in favor of the amendment, and
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