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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

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6. The Executive Committee shall faithfully attend to all dutieg imposed on them from time to tim making a report when called 11pon. 7, It shall be the duty of the Examining Committee carefully to examine all prop11sitions for mrm 1 rship to the As ociation and when received by a constitutional vot· , to examine .the candidate before initiated, and report to the President u )Oll the same. · 8. It shall be the duty of the Fmn'1cial Committee to make all necessary arrangements f.Jr furni01:1:·1g the Association with needed funds, and to perform such other duties as the soJiety may require of them. ART. V--MEMBERs-Scc. 1. All persons w'10 are members of the State Association from this county shall he members of the County Association, having all the privileges of other members except the privilege to vote. 4. The President and Vice Prcsicfant of each Subordinate Asso... ciation in this county, and Rcprc entarives CJnstitutionally elected from the same shall be membrrs of the County Association. ART. VJ.-If there is b·1t one k;;;::iciation in a county it s"'all have the powars, and perform the duties conferred upon the County and Subordinate Associati(Jlls. ART. Vll--BY LAws--Th;s Association is authorized to make any By Laws n<it in conflict with the tltate Assc;ciation. ART, VIII-The meetings of this Association may be pubiic or private. ART. I:X.-The members of one c,) nty Association shall h.ave the privilege of attending meetin6s of all County Associations.

CONSTITU'rION OF SUBORlH ATE EQUAL RIGHTS AND EDUCATION AL ASi:3001A'l'ION.

PREAMBLE. We, the friends of impartial j nstice, believing that in union there is strength, do organize ourselves into an Association to secure for all: 1st, equal political rights i :2d, :::, s:stance for the destitute j and 3d, the educat.ion and eievation of the people. ART. I-THE NAME-The name of this Association shall be the Equal Rights and Educational .A.8sociation of County, No. ART. II-oFF;cERs-The officers of the Association shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, a Chaplain, an Examining Committee of three, an Executive Committee of five, and a Financial Committee of six. ART. III--The President, Vice Pre8ident, Sacretary, Treasurer, and Chaplain shall be elected by ballot annually, at the first meeting in January. All the committee" shall be filled by the President on the night of his election, or so ston after a8 miy be practicable. All o:fficerf' are to continue until their pla::i.es are filled. Vacancies may be filled at any of the regular meetings.

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