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Report on the Convention of Colored Citizens in Houston Texas.

1884TX-State-Houston_Galveston-Daily-News-Aug_6_1884 (1).pdf

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THE COLORED CONVENTION.

A very important convention of colored people is being held in this city to-day, and a large number of delegates are present from different parts of the State. The convention assembled to-day at noon, at the Travis Streed Colored Methodist church.

Rev. W.H. Logan opened the proceedings with prayer.

Hon. J.J. Hamilton, editor of the Austin Citizen, then addressed the convention and read the call upon which the convention had assembled, the object being as follows:

1. To consider the moral, social and educational condition of our race.

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