Times-Picayune, April 12, 1872

Times-Picayune, April 12, 1872

National Colored Convention.

Thursday, April 11 – Second Day.

The Convention was called to order at 10 A.M., by the temporary Chairman, Lieut. Gov. Pinchback.

Prayer by the Rev. C. H. Thompson.

The Committee on Credentials then reported the following additional delegates: Hon. James Lynch, Capt. H. C. Carter, James H. Piles, J. H. Johnson, B. K. Bruce, L. J. Scurlock, A. R. Davis, — Hurton, James Spilman, H. P. Jacobs, W. Mallory, Joseph Smithen, Mississippi; J. C. J. Rivers, Maryland; Chas. H. Langston, David Gordon, Capt. Wm. D. Mathews, Kansas; Geo. Stevenson, Kentucky.

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