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Proceedings of the State Colored Educational Convention Held at Frankfort, Kentucky, August 22, 1877
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STATE COLORED EDUCATIONAL CONVENTION 5
Jas. Allensworth, Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
S . P. Cheatem, Old Camp, Cumberland county, Kentucky.
P. Morgan, Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Adam Withers, Danville, Kentucky.
Rev. Geo. W. Dupee, Paducah, Kentucky.
Rev. R. Martin, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Rev. C. Stumm, Portland, Kentucky.
Rev. Jas. Parris, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Rev. Wm. Gray, Lexington, Kentucky.
Mr. Peter Smith, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Mssrs. J. M. Maxwell, Jas. Turner, and J.R. Mason were appointed by the Chair as a Committee on Permanent Organization.
While the Committee were out preparing their report, the Convention was addressed by Mr. Wm. H. Gibson, sr., of Louisville, who made some very pointed and interesting remarks.
The Committee soon returned, bearing the following report as permanent officers for the ensuing year:
President—J. H. JACKSON, Lexington, Kentucky.
Vice President—J. M. MAXWELL, Louisville, Kentucky.
Secretary—C.C. VAUGHN, Russellville, Kentucky.
Treasurer—P. SMITH, Frankfort, Kentucky.
The report of the Committee was adopted, and immediately afterward, by request of the Convention, Dr. H. A. M. Henderson invoked the Divine blessing upon the assembly.
On motion, all teachers were order take seats within the bar.
The following gentlemen were appoint a Committee on Constitution and By-laws:
J.K. Mason, Chairman; A. Allensworth, W. H. Gibson, Jno. Rickets, Peter Smith, W. H. McRidley, and Rev. G. W. Dupee.
While the Committee were preparing a Constitution, Prof. J. M. Maxwell addressed the Convention very appropriately for the occasion, as follows:
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