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Colored Mens Convention, Binghamton 1869
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"immediate ratification, as also his auspicious movement in appointment men of color to important and honorable offices; that the thanks of colored people are due to the Republican members of the legislature of the state of New York, for the prompt manner in which they ratified the 15th Amendment, and that we shall ally ourselves with the Republican Party so long as it continues to battle for righteousness and justice; that while we most cheerfully acknowledge our gratitude to all who have labored and voted for the removal disability against our people, we are under special obligation to the Radical press and the Congress of the United States for their able advocacy of impartial suffrage; that an Executive Committee, consisting of 3 from each county, be apponted in connection with the General Committee to serve as canvassers and such other duties as may be expedient to assign to them by the State Central Committee; that we refer with justpride to the fact that in those states where the colored men have exercised the right of suffrage there is not a single instance on record of their abuse of it - but that they have exhibited intelligent discrimination and judgment in the use of the ballot, as they have attested brave and loyal dvotion to liberty in the use of the ballot?; that the thanks of the Convention are due to the late State Central Committee and its officers, and the officers of this convention for the able and impartial manner in which they have conducted the duties of the conventions, and also, the thanks of the convention are due to the Dailyy Republican for the impartial manner in which it reported the proceedings of this convention."
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