The Convention, I think, was called to order by J. H. Kagi.
Its object was then stated, which was to complete a thorough organization and the formation of a Constitution.
The first business was to elect a President and Secretary.
Elder Monroe, a colored minister, was elected President, and J. H. Kagi, Secretary.
The next business was to form a Constitution.
Captain Brown had already drawn up one, which, on motion, was read by the Secretary.
On motion it was ordered that each articla whole.
The next business was to nominate a Commander-in-Chief, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State. Captain John Brown was unanimously elected Commander-in-Chief, J. H. Kagi, Secretary of War, and Richard Realf, Secretary of State.
Elder Monroe was to act as President until another was chosen.
A. M. Chapman, I think, was to act as Vice-President. Dr. M. K. Delaney was one of the Corresponding Secretaries of the Organization.
There were some others from the United States, whose names I