Excerpt from Fifth Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society: Presented to the Society at Its Eleventh Annual Meeting, Held at Topeka, January 18, 1887
Simpson, one Of the Vice Presidents, called the meeting to order.
The following members of the Board Of Directors were present: Governor John A. Martin, ex-governor Thomas A. Osborn, ex-chief Justice Samuel A. Kingman, Senator Sol. Miller, Senator P. G. Lowe, Colonel A. S. J Ohn son, Hon. B. F. Simpson, Hon. John Francis, Hon. T. D. Thacher, Hon. Daniel W. Wilder, Hon. George W. Martin, Hon. F. P. Baker, Rev. I. T. Goodnow, Major Henry Inman, Hon. W. C. Edwards, Hon. R. M. Wright, Hon. J. V. Admire, Major J. B. Abbott, Hon. V. J. Lane, Hon. L. R. Elliott, Hon. E. T. Carr, Hon. Ed. Russell, Hon. E. J. Dallas.
Secretary F. G. Adams submitted for consideration a draft of the report Of the Board, which, being read and amended, was, on motion of Mr. Thacher, adopted.
On motion of Mr. Wilder, a committee Of five was appointed to nominate persons to be recommended to the Society to fill the places in the Board Of Directors, about to be made vacant by the expiration Of the term Of service Of one-third Of the members. The chair appointed the following as the committee: Messrs. Wilder, Thacher, Russell, Osborn, and Wright.
The President of the Society, Colonel D. R. Anthony, having arrived, took the chair.
General Wilder, from the Committee on Nominations, reported the names Of persons selected as members Of the Board Of Directors to fill expired terms. The report, on motion Of Governor Martin, was approved.
Mr. Thacher, from the Executive Committee, made the following report, which was adopted.
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