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Proceedings of the Convention of Colored Men, Held in Edwards Opera House, Parsons, Kansas. April 27th and 28th, 1882.

1882KS-State-Parsons_Proceedings-26.pdf

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[terest] to our people.

By W. B. Avery :

Resolved, That when the convention adjourns this evening, it will be to meet in the A. M. E. church to-morrow morning at 7 o'clock, sharp. Carried.

On motion, convention adjourned with singing the Doxology,

A. FAIRFAX, PRESIDENT. W. B. AVERY, Secretary.

SECOND DAY--MORNING SESSION.

April 28, 1882.

The convention met, pursuant to adjournment, the President in the chair, who called the house to order. An impressive prayer was offered by the Rev. W. A. Moore, invoking the Divine aid in the future deliberations, etc.

The Secretary being absent the convention proceeded to appoint W. A. Price Secretary, pro tem.

The following was offered and adopted :

Resolved, That the convention be empowered to appoint a delegate from each division of the [state] , two from the state at large and that the president of this convention be chairman of said delegation. The said delegation to accompany Mrs. Augustus Wilson and the delegation of ladies to Washington to present the memorial to Congress.

The following gentlemen composed the committee so ordered.

Rev. A. Fairfax, Chatauqua, chairman, postoffice Peru, Kas.

C. M. Johnson, Morris, postoffice Dunlap.

Rev. T. J. Merritt, Labette, postoffice Parsons.

Rev. J. B. Wallace, Miami, postoffice Paola.

At large :

W. A. P. Price, Chatauqua, post

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