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Report on the Virginia State Colored Convention held in Richmond, May 27, 1869.

1869VA-Richmond-day1.1.pdf

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Sate Colored Convention.

FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS.

PERMANENT ORGANIZATION.

BAYNE CHOSEN PRESIDENT.

COUNTRY VERSUS CITY.

The State Colored Convention, in pursuance of call, met at Ebenezer church yesterday at 12 o'clock.

Joseph Cox was called to the chair, and R.L. Hobson appointed temporary secretary.

After considerable desultory discussion the following Committee on Credentials was appointed: Lindsey, Lucas, Jones, Albert Cox, and Captain Mosby,

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