From Ontario Messenger 13 March 1850

RICHMOND TOWN CONVENTION

The undersigned respectfully invite the Electors of the town of Richmond, without distinction of party, who are opposed to the Extension of Slavery, and in favor of the organization of Governments for our newly acquired territories, prohibiting Slavery therein, and opposed to Slavery and the Slave trade in the District of Columbia, and in favor of Congress taking action thereon, regardless of "Lamentations here or elsewhere," -- to meet in Town Convention, at the House of SENECA BENTLEY, on Saturday the 23d instant, at one o'clock in the afternoon, to make nominations of suitable persons to be supported for Town Officers at the ensuing Town Election.  Dated Richmond, March 2d, 1850

Daniel Short
J. Garlinghouse
Harry Smith
Nathan Hicks
Gilbert Willson
David Pierpont
Elias Gilbert
D. W. Bishop
Thomas Barkley
Parley Brown
Joseph Morse Jr.
Eli A. Shaw
S. N. Hopkins
John Pierpont
Josiah C. Short
Victor N. Hopkins
William Frost
John Reed
William Phipps
Frederick Wilcox
John W. McCrossen
Harvey Curtis
Daniel Stoddard
I. M. Townsend
Ira J. Bulloch
Heman Crooks
Heman Crooks, Jr.
Aaron Skinner
Allen Goold
William Skinner
Luther Goold
Doctor Sharpsteen
L. B. Briggs
S. T. Seward
L. W. Billington
M. W. Davison
Cha's M. Terry
Wm. Ashley
Wm. Shaw
Clark Marlin
Robert Eldred
Harvey Ward
John A. Heazlit
Selah Peabody
Job Williams
S. W. Sturdevant
George Williams
D. P. Bissell
S. Henry Bristol
Tompkins Crooks
John A. Bentley
Hiram P. Abbey
J. P. Quick
Selden Shurtleff
Reuben Smith
Jeremiah Taylor
Furman Johnson
George Johnson
A. C. Smith
Daniel Holmes
David Crooks
Daniel S. Baker
John Abbey
Thomas Bentley
Isaac J. Abbey
Joel Hawes
J. D. Bentley
Cha's Wright
Andrew H. Ward
N. N. Herrick
Nelson Garlinghouse
Samuel Coldwell
Rob't Johnson
Edwin Gilbert
James Bray
Amos Hilbom
Wm. F. Reed
Samuel P. Reed
William Allen
Wm. Rice
Wm. G. Miller
Wm. Miller
Wm. R. Clement
Isaac Clement
Peter Clement
Jacob Clement
Oliver Dunning
Daniel Howitt
Garret C. Bray
Harley E. Leet
Thomas Ross
Benj. Crandall
Levi Wilcox
James T. Wilcox
John Crandall
Joseph Hewit
Cha's. A. Briggs
Silas Wood
Obed Stoddard
Ira Justin
Thomas Hoxie
Rufus Bullock
Jesse Green
A. A. Adams
Abner Crooks
Sheldon Merwin
Benjamin Rogers
Edwin N. Rogers
Caleb Briggs
Lyman Hawes
Nelson Merrill
P. M. Bentley
David A. Pierpont
Harvey Jewett
Joshua Phillips
Tilness Bentley
Horace Gilbert
Robert Sharpsteen
Wheeler Reed, 2d
Noah Ashley
Calvin Ward, 2d
Isaac H. Bishop
John Dewey
Warren Day
Milford Hopkins
Asa Dennison, Jr.
Richmond Blackmer
H. M. Hardy
Luther Stanley
Levi Blackmer
M. S. Fellows
James Bothell, Jr.
Easton Owen
Judson Willson
Franklin Green
J. T. Eaton
John D. Osborne
M. Macy
Wm. Roudenbush
Barney Simonson
Wm. H. Hayes
David McCrossen
Simon Stubble
Sillieh Willson
John Mather
Geo. W. Paul
Nathan P. Wright
Wash. I. Hicks
Stephen Moore
Sardis Simmons
Constant Simmons, Jr.
Aaron Olcutt
B. W. West
Stephen Beach
Jerome B. Dennison
John C. Wood
H. Longyor
Newell D. Gerry
Solomon Longyor
Willard Doolittle
Smith Sharpsteen
John G. Taylor
Sheldon Bishop
C. Bray
Rob't B. Stout
Thomas C. Walker
Jona. B. Walker
Harvey G. Wilcox
Isaac W. Wilcox
Nathaniel Bray
Henry O'Conner
Nathan Cobb
Patrick McNabb
Nelson Skinner
J. B. Bigelow
Andrew Bray
David L. Hamilton
John D. Weed
Russell D. Knapp
Simon P. Hall
F. M. Seward
Phillip Winnegar
E. M. Wright
D. K. Hawks
Albert Collins
Anson B. Gilbert
Lev Nobles, Jr.
William Arnold
Geo. L. Douglass
Seth Tubbs
M. J. Blakely
Luman Gilbert
Ashbel Winegar
Thomas McMichael
James Bothell
John E. Phillips
M. M. Gregory
A. M. Steel
Stephen A. Garlinghouse
George Alger
O. E. Pierpont
John Short
James Smyth
Samuel Kear
Joseph Batchelder
Ira Moore
Joseph C. Paul
Abram Lewis
Zoroaster Paul
O. B. Fox
W. C. Whitmore
J. B. West
H. Tyler
George N. Seward
Cyrus Pemberton
Levi Nobles
A. C. Bishop
J. D. Hazen



From Geneva Gazette 1 November 1850
 

The Union and the Constitution

MASS MEETING

OF THE FRIENDS OF

Law and Order and Union of the States

AT GENEVA

On Saturday, 2d November, 1850


The undersigned units in this call for a public meeting of their fellow citizens of Ontario and the adjacent counties, without distinction of party, who are disposed to sustain the Constitution and laws of their country, and to maintain the Union -- and for such action as is best calculated to arrest NULLIFICATION and the further progress of the present political agitation on the subject of slavery, in this section of the country.
 

T. Rush Spencer
Geo. M. Horton
William E. Sill
Joseph S. Lewis
I. W. Crawford
Thos. H. Carson
John H. Tilman
Stewart Cobb
Phineus Prouty, jr.
H. L. Suydam
Wm. Douglass
Ira Parker
P. Schwartz
C. C. Humphrey
William Ryan
Alexander Coupland
Robert Burns
A. S. Wheeler
Charles Packwood
Dewitt C. Backus
O. D. Allen
Geo. J. Gallagher
John Ackley
Asa Gardner
John Staats
J. W. Smith
Joseph Robinson
R. Peyton
Orvice Smith
Watson Webb
William K. Fowle
James Hadley
David Acker
Alfred Young
John Simons
John L. Dox 
Thomas W. Carl
A. M. Cobleigh
John S. Dey
David Hudson
D. Starkweather
L. Warner
D. A. Pardee
F. A. Mundy
George B. Dakin
Wm. Cortelyou
A. B. Andrews
Charles Seely
John Gregory
H. L. Franklin
L. D. Brown
John R. Johnston
Isaac Davenport
A. L. Chew
Abm. Altman
James Rees
H. C. Goodell
Aaron Young
Luther Stockwell
A. A. Holly
L. Bass
P. C. Ruckle
E. A. Richards
S. H. Parker
Louis Anderson
C. Montgomery
Chas. B. Huss
W. P. Clarke
Benj. T. Kneeland
R. R. Nicholas
James Williams
N. N. Kipp
S. T. Gunn
John Ackley
Jacob Belgraves
Robert Smith
John C. Acker
M. H. Mandeville
W. H. Cummings
E. L. Tuttle
Alexander Brown
Add C. Bishop
L. Lehmaier
F. C. Goodrich
Thos. Rogers
F. Bill
Thos. Biddlecum
P. Donelly
John E. Bean
Louis de V. Wilder
C. D. Hill
Henry S. Spendlove
Wm. Brainard
Abm. Larzerlere
J. W. Harrison
William W. Noble
A. D. Adams
S. W. Seymour
Patrick Bradley
S. D. Baldwin
M. Godfrey
A. H. Bennett
J. Davis
John Williams
J. M. Fairbanks
H. H. Mason
Wm. P. Clarke
T. H. Strong
S. H. Hammond
Thomas Hale
W. J. Seymour
A. G. Clarke
R. D. Hamilton
Wm. Nisbet
Henry H. Pringle
Moses Cowles
A. B. Hawley
J. W. Westcott
Henry H. Bates
C. A. W. Newkirk
K. Morley Harrison
Wm. G. Tuttle
H. Fitzhugh, Jr.
Thos. Densmore
W. S. Barker
Henry Freleigh
W. M. Meachem
Willard Webster
J. M. Clarke
Henry Newkirk
W. H. Howell
W. V. B. Newkirk
Julius S. Townsend
Hendrick Newkirk
Wm. H. Wilkinson
Riley Combs
Frederic C. Goodwin
D. M. Bishop
Perez H. Field
V. S. Rilen
Bowen Whiting
E. W. Burrall
John B. Kinaar
Wm. Anderson
Doct. J. S. Stevens
J. S. Bennett
Edwin Starkweather
P. F. Dey
Har Boyd
S. Lowthorp
Alexander Brown
P. D. Schuyler
S. H. Verplanck
George Merril
James Bogert
A. W. Payne
J. G. Stacy
John F. Greene
Denny D. Holland
Theodore R. Lambert
Chas. F. Powell
Wm. Hudson
Joshua Gray
Barron Burner
Lyman R. Gray
H. G. Bailey
C. C. Lybolt
P. H. Ruckel
N. Duggan
John Leach
A. Bradt
Wm. C. Crosby
D. D. Chapin
M. N. Cleveland
Jacob Ringer
James Whitwell
Michael Morrin
James Goodwin

And several Hundred others.   




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