Search

Search using this query type:



Search only these record types:

Item
Exhibit
Exhibit Page
Simple Page

Advanced Search (Items only)

Home > Conventions > Transcribe Minutes > Transcribe Page

Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Create an account | About the Project | Advanced Instructions | Share your story

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.

1866 Kentucky State Convention in Lexington.15.pdf

« previous page | next page »

This page has been marked complete.

Instructions

DO:

  • Type what you see in the pdf, even if it's misspelled or incorrect.
  • Leave a blank line before each new paragraph.
  • Type page numbers if they appear.
  • Put unclear words in brackets, with a question mark, like: [[Pittsburg?]]
  • Click "Save transcription" frequently!

DON'T:

  • Include hyphens splitting words at the end of a line. Type the full word without the hyphen. If a hyphen appears at the end of a page, type the full word on the second page.
  • Include indents, tabs, or extra spaces.

Current Saved Transcription [history]

13

The Financial Committee was instructed to estimate the amount that each Delegate would be compelled to pay, to defray the expenses of the Convention.

Mr. Wm. Stuband was arraigned before the bar of impartial justice for absence and paid up like a man.

Report of committee of investigation in the case of Rev. Geo. W. Dupee laid on the table.

Mr. Hubbard obtained the floor and said, "Gentlemen we are about to adjourn without making provision for the future. We will not stop here; this is only the commencement, we look beyond to-day away into the future, and for the good of all. I would suggest that we appoint an Executive Committee of five to call a Convention, whenever in their judgement they may think it expedient."

Mr. H. Morris did not think it necessary. "We have organized a State Benevolent Association, created to cover just this want, amongst many others. It is their province to call a Convention whenever they deem it necessary; and while I am up, I move that the Executive Committee of the "State Benevolent Association" call a convention whenever they think the necessity of the situation demands it." Carried.

Mr. Wm. Lawrence obtained the floor and enlightened every body by his close reasoning and logical conclusions. He spoke his full time, and every one was sorry when the President's "gavel," like time's inexorable stroke, cut him off in mid career.

Rev. Lee of Lexington during the labors of the Committee on Finance, entertained the Convention and visitors in a happy manner.

Mr. Calahan obtained the floor, when up popped M. C. Johnson to a point of order which was not sustained. Mr. C. proceeded for sometime, when J. H. Campbell arose, and contended that both of the other gentlemen

You don't have permission to discuss this page.

Current Page Discussion [history]