Personally appeared this day before me, W. D. Cameron
on, clerk of the Circuit Court in and for said county, the
above-named Daniel Webster and R. Ramsey, personally
known to me, who acknowledged that they signed, sealed
and delivered the foregoing charter on- the day and year
therein mentioned, as their act and deed, for the purposes
therein set forth.
Given under my hand and seal of office the 8th day of
[seal.] W. D. Cameron, Clerk.
Attorney General's Office, |
Jackson, Miss., April 11, 1876. f
I have examined the within and foregoing Charter of
Incorporation and find the provisions thereof to be consti¬
G. E. Harris,
Approved April 21, 1876.
J. M. Stone, Governor.
THE SIXTTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL
BAPTIST MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION
The sixth annual session of this association was
called to order by the moderator in the New Hope
Baptist Church, Grenada, Miss., Oct 25,1884. After
a few appropriate opening remarks by the moderator,
Eev. A. J. Dent, of Pontotoc, preached the introduc
tory sermon. It was during this year that the
American Baptist Home Society located the Natchez
College at Natchez, Miss., which in 1894 was moved
to Jackson, Miss., and became the Jackson Col¬
lege. The establishing of Natchez Seminary in
Mississippi, by the Home Missionary Society, at the
time it was, is one of the greatest blessings that the
Negro of Mississippi has ever had. Such a blessing
compares favorably with his freedom—indeed it was
freedom emphasized. To some of us it means more