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CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

OF THE FRIENDS OF UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE,

OF LOUISIANA

The following advertisement appeared in the New Orleans Tribune, in French and English.

NOTICE

TO THE FRIENDS OF UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

The Friends of Universal Suffrage, and of the New Orleans Tribune, are invited to meet at No. 49 Union street, between Carondelet and Baronne, on Saturday the 10th inst., (June 1865) at 7-1/2 o’clock, in the evening.

Matters of the highest importance will be brought before the Meeting.

T. J. DURANT

C. W. HORNOR

W. R. CRANE

A. FERNANDEZ

In pursuance of the above call, a meeting of citizens was held at 49 Union street. The meeting was called to order by W. R. Crane, who moved that T. J. Durant be invited to take the chair, which was unanimously adopted.

On motion of W. R. Crane, Alfred Jervis was appointed Secretary.

On motion of W. R. Crane, it was resolved that a Committee be appointed by the chair, of seven persons, who shall report at an adjourned meeting, the names of size persons from each of the four municipal districts of the city of New Orleans, clothed and charged with all the executive duties of a Central Committee of the Friends of Universal Suffrage, in Louisiana, for the period of one year, from the first day of June 1865, with power to fill all vacancies that may happen, during the period for which that same are chosen, and to order the time, place and manner of electing another Committee for the succeeding year.

The chair then appointed the following Committee of Seven:

W. R. Crane, Oscar J. Dunn, Alfred Jervis,

Louis Banks, Henry Train, Clemen d Camp,

Ansel Edwards

Adjourned to Friday evening, June 16th, at 7-1/2 o’clock.

In pursuance of adjournment, the Friends of Universal Suffrage met at 49 Union street. The President called the meeting to order, when W. R. Crane, Chairman of the Committee of seven, appointed at the last meeting, submitted the following names to constitute the Central Executive Committee of the Friends of Universal Suffrage in Louisiana,

For First District
Thomas J. Durant
W. R. Crane
Ansel Edwards
Charles Ogilvie
Alfred Jervis
Jos. L. Mentieu,

For Second District
B. F. Flanders
Henry Train
Anthony Fernandez
Sebastian Seiler
Arnaud Commagere
Oscar J. Dunn

For Third District
John McWhirter
H. Stiles
J. L. Imlay
Roch Aberton
J. B. Duplaine
F. Cristophe

For Fourth District
Rufus Waples
A. H. WHitney
R. W. Stanley
S. J. Brower
D. C. Woodruff
Joseph P. Johnson

The Report was approved and adopted unanimously

W. R. Crane presented a resolution, that a voluntary registration citizens not recognized as voters be made.

On motion of C. W Hornor, the resolution was referred to the Executive Committee. Adjourned.

CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
New Orleans, June 22d, 1865



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