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Proceedings of a Convention of Colored Citizens: Held in the City of Lawrence, October 17, 1866

1866 Lawrence KS State Convention.5.pdf

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PROCEEDINGS.

Pursuant to public notice, a mass State Convention of the Colored People of Kansas assembled in Frazer's Hall, in the city of Lawrence, on the 17th of October, 1866, at 11 o'clock A. M.

The Convention was called to order by H. H. Thomas, and on his motion, William L. Smith was chosen temporary President, and E. L. Bradley temporary Secretary. The following gentlemen then enrolled their names as members of the Convention:

WYANDOTT COUNTY.

REV, HENRY JENERALS, LEVI MITCHELL,

JOHN ANDERSON, EDWARD MURRAY,

CHARLES ANDERSON, SAMUEL WILLIAMSON,

NATHANIEL WILLIAMSON.

LYNN COUNTY.

T. J. BASKERVILLE, SAMUEL CLARK.

MIAMI COUNTY.

HENRY JOHNSON, GEORGE MOORE,

GEORGE BRADLEY, GEORGE WILLIAMS,

H. ROBINSON, WILLIAM JOHNSON,

HARRISON McDOWELL.

FRANKLIN COUNTY.

FULLER CARTER, JOHN BUTLER.

ANDERSON COUNTY.

NATHAN DUFFIN.

LEAVENWORTH COUNTY.

H. H. THOMAS, G. H. PARKER,

WILLIAM L. SMITH, GEORGE RUSSELL,

W.D. MATTHEWS, RICHARD PAGE,

N. HARRIS, JACKSON JOHNSON,

C.H. LANGSTON, GEORGE CUNNINGHAM,

JOHN JOHNSON.

DOUGLASS COUNTY.

E.L. BRADLEY, ANDERSON MORRIS,

EDWARD HILL, BENJAMIN WRIGHT,

H.C. HAYDEN, JOHN BERRY,

G.B. GRAY, A. JOHNSON,

ALBERT McADAMS.

BROWN COUNTY

WILLIS YONT.

JEFFERSON COUNTY.

ISAAC SMITH, HIRAM JOHNSON,

LILBORN DRAKE, THOMAS LETCHER.

SHAWNEE COUNTY.

MONROE WILLIAMS.

On motion, the following committees were then appointed:

ON PERMANENT ORGANIZATION--C.H. Langston, Samuel Clark, Rev. Henry Jenerals.

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