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Proceedings of the Convention of the Equal Rights and Educational Association of Georgia : assembled at Macon, October 29th, 1866 : containing the annual address of the president, Captain J.E. Bryant

1866 Macon GA State Convention.5.pdf

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Jones county. Rev J P Hutehins, S P Barron.

Laurens county. Rev G Lendor.

Macon county. W Lewis, Riley Chamlin.

Morgan county. S McAlister, E Johnson, Rev N Russell.

Monroe county. Wm A Travis, T Stone, F Floyd, G H Clower, R Clower, J Buckner, J Benfield, P Alston.

Marion county. J S Williams.

Newton county. H Johnson, Thos Brooks.

Pulaski county. James Scarborough, J Horn.

Putnam county. Wm Johnson.

Pike county. R Mangham, Samuel Martin.

Quitman county. Rev G Brown.

Richmond county. Rev W J White, T Hankerson, Rev E Purdy.

Spalding county. D McClendon, J Stevens, D Cobbin.

Screven county. Rev L Kelsey, Rev R Kelsey.

Sumter county. S M Walters.

Talbot county. Henry Holsey, Kit Daniels.

Warren county. J R Heath, Wm H Harris.

Washington county. Rev D Palmer John Foster.

Webster county. F Weaver.

Upson county. Geo Carey, Charles Guilford.

Willers county. Rev L Williams

Whitfield county. Rev A Brown.

The report was received and adopted. Mr N D Sneed, of Bibb, was chosen First, and Mr Robt Johnson, of Newton, Second Assistant Secretaries. The President requested that a committee be appointed to confer with the Union League, for the purpose of uniting all the friends of equal rights in one Convention. The following gentlemen were appointed: Rev A Jackson, of Fulton, Rev H M Turner, of Bibb, Thomas Hankerson, of Richmond, Wm A Travis, of Monroe, and Albert Rolly, of Houston.

On motion of Rev H M Turner, voted that we have a public meeting this evening.

Major G L Eberhart was invited to address the meeting.

Convention adjourned to three, P.M.


President called the Convention to order at three o'clock and laid before the Convention, the action of the State Council, recommending that the Loyal Georgian be transferred by the Association to the creditors of the same, for the purpose of forming a joint stock company, providing they assume the debts of the paper.

On motion of Rev A Jackson, of Fulton, the following resolution was adopted:

Resolved, That we agree to transfer the Loyal Georgian to the creditors of the Association for the purpose of forming a joint-stock

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