Search using this query type:

Search only these record types:

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.28.pdf

« previous page | next page »

This page has been marked complete.



  • 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!


  • 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]


ing to the erection of a National Colored Men's Monument, to the memory of our Martyr-President ABRAHAM LINCOLN, the emancipator of our Race; and we commend this work to the cordial sympathy and support of the Colored People of Kentucky.

9. Resolved: That we tender to Maj. Gen. John M. Palmer, our cordial and heartfelt thanks, for the earnest manner in which he has administered affairs in the Department of Kentucky; for the zeal he has displayed and for his devotion to freedom, justice and humanity.

10. Resolved: That the Delegates one and all tender to the citizens their heartfelt and sincere thanks for the kind and hospitable manner in which they have been entertained, and will regard the few days they have been amongst them as a green spot in life's desert tramp.

11. Resolved: That we heartily thank the officers of this Convention for the able manner in which they have discharged their duties.


Horace Morris,

J. Blackburn,

Alex. Campbell,

Wm. Lawrence,

Thos. Monroe,

Horace Fletcher,

S. Straws.

You don't have permission to discuss this page.

Current Page Discussion [history]