tevenson, Rev. G. W. Samson, D. D. From North Carolina, Rev J. L. Pritchard, J. H. Ivey, J. W. Williams, A. T. M. Handy, J. M. Russell, E. W. Henderson, W. Rives. W. H. McIntosh, Charles Manly, M. B. Harden, H. S. Haynes, S. A. Creath, J. J. Cloud, Rufus Figh.
The following officers of the Convention were elected:
President--Rev. Richard Fuller, D. D., of Maryland.
Vice-Presidents--Messrs. B. Manly, Senr., of Alabama; Thomas Starks, of Georgia; R. B. C. Howell, of Tennessee; and P. H. Mell, of Georgia.
Secretaries--Messrs. Wm. Carey Crane, of Louisiana, and Geo. B. Taylor, of Virginia.
Treasurer — W. Y. Leech, of South Carolina.
Beloved Brethren: You require from me no expression of gratitude for the honor thus conferred upon me the second time.
Were it proper, I could say much, for my burthened heart would, I know, be cheered by your sympathies.
But there are times for brief speeches and vigorous action; and as I wish to impress th