Resolutions honor Lincoln

The following resolutions were then introduced and unanimously adopted:

(Liberator, June 26. 1863 pg 2)   — included these phrases:    Resolved that we will for ever honor the illustrious name of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, the great founder of freedom to our race, by his grand Proclamation, and through his invincible soldiers of liberty.    Resolved that we pledge our lives to  maintain his Proclamation of January 1, 1863…. Joseph E. Williams, Chairman