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Official proceedings of the Ohio State Convention of Colored Freemen : held in Columbus, January 19th-21st, 1853.
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OHIO STATE CONVENTION
COLUMBUS, Jan. 19, 1853.
Pursuant to a call of the State Central Committee of the State of Ohio, the colored citizens of the State, met in convention in the 2nd Baptist Church. The convention was called to order by appointing SABRAM COX of Lorain, President pro tem., and ALEX. FERGUSON, Secretary. On motion of H. F. Douglass,
Resolved, That each county be allowed nine delegates.
On motion, persons not delegated by their respective communities were admitted to membership. The following delegates were enrolled:
Belmont County.—Jesse Hargrove, S. T. Jones.
Champaigne County.—Wm. Waring.
Clark County.—Wm. P. Morgan.
Columbiana County.—James Davis.
Cuyahoga County.—William H. Day, A. J. Gordon, John Brown, R. B. Leach, George Vosburgh, Thomas Carroll, Phillip Williams.
Delaware Co.—William Hope.
Erie Co.—J. J. Pierce.
Fairfield Co.—Jeremiah Bowman.
Fayette Co.—S. G. Smothers.
Franklin Co.—C. H. Langston, John Booker, John Brown, D. Jenkins, L. D. Taylor, H. F. Douglass, John T. Ward, Edward Davis.
Greene Co.—Anthony Young, John R. Bowles, Wilson Eavens, Dempsey Roberts.
Hamilton Co.—Alexander Ferguson, B. Bowser.
Licking Co.— ——Page.
Logan Co.—J. Archer, W. Walden, Sterling Hathcock.
Lorain Co.—John Watson, S. Cox, J. Mercer Langston.
Miami Co.—James H. Yancey.
Morrow Co.—Isham Martin.
Montgomery Co.—John Johnson, Thos. Jefferson.
Pickaway Co.—R. R. Randolph.
Ross Co.—J. F. James, T. J. Jean, Wm. Norman.
Seneca Co.—Darius Roberts.
Stark Co.—Wm. T. Holliday.
Union Co.—A. J. Scott, Wm. Hill.
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