Subject: Old Settlers' Association meeting June 21, 1866
Spelling is as it appears in the book on pp 9-10.
The annual festival of the old settlers of Johnson county will be held on Thursday, June
21st, 186 in the grove at the east end of College street in Iowa City. Hon. Smiley H.
Bonham will deliver the annual address.
The following committees are appointed to carry out the program:
Committee to erect tables and speakers' stand - Edward Lanning, George Paul, M.D.
To receive provisions - Col. S. C. Trowbridge, Lawrence Johnson, J. W. Swafford, John
McCrory and Horace Sanders.
To arrange the tables - Mrs. Walter Terrell, Mrs. George Paul, Mrs. E. K. Morse, Mrs. S.
Trowbridge, Mrs. Cyrus Sanders, Mrs. Titus R. Fry, and misses E. A. McCrory, Mary Sutliff,
Elma Felkner, Ada Kimball, Helen McCune and Hattie Van Fleet.
To procure dishes - J. R. Hartsock, A. B. Walker, John P. Irish, William Crum Jr., Matthew
To furnish water and refreshments - John Shoup, Charles Paul, I.V. Dennis, Charles
Hutchineson, W. H. L. Swafford and Thomas M. Irish.
To provide music - Robert Hutchinson, Thomas Snyder and Edward Redhead
On toats and responses - David Switzer, A.C. Sutliff, Titus R. Fry, Samuel H. McCrory,
Warner Spurrier, F. M. Irish, Ephriam Welsh, Charles Cartwright, and William Crum, Sr.
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On page 10 it states that the Association met at the grove near the east end of Washington
street (instead of College street which was listed on page 9). About five hundred were
present. No record of the proceedings were kept. The day was pleasant.