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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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KENTUCKY STATE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION
Henry King of Lexington, President.
Madison C. Johnson of Frankfort, Vice President.
Henry Scroggins of Lexington, Recording Secretary.
Jas. H. Campbell of Covington, Corresponding Secretary.
Geo. Perry of Lexington, Treasurer.
Reuben Lee, Fayette Co.
Erasmus Wells, " "
G. W. Smith, " "
S. Straws, Franklin "
H. Morris, Jefferson "
KENTUCKY STATE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION.
Whereas: The purposes entertained by the callers of this Convention and those who have responded to the call, can be best promoted by a close union of all who are interested in the principles of justice and right sought to be established; therefore be it
Resolved: That we proceed to organize an association to be called the "Kentucky State Benevolent Association," with Auxiliary and Subordinate Associations in the State.
Resolved: That in the establishment of this Association
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