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Report on the Virginia State Colored Convention held in Richmond, May 27, 1869.
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Another one suggested: "Less elect de majority man, and den we'll see what he do and what he don't do, or any yether man."
A second reading of the nominations was called; and as the name of Cox, in the minority report, was announced, a delegate exclaimed: "Mr. President, that's a bogus nomination, that Cox."
Fuller (head of the minority): "Ef the gentleman wish to make any such insinuation I'm ready to meet it."
At length a vote was taken, and the majority report was adopted.
A committee of three was appointed, who conducted Dr. Bayne to the chair. He addressed the Convention briefly, returning thanks for the great honor conferred upon him.
The rules of the Constitutional Convention, including the five minutes' rule, were adopted for the government of this body.
A resolution inviting Judges Underwood and Bramhall and the members of the Free Mission Society to visit the body to-day was adopted.
E.V. Clarke and Cornelius Harris were admitted to the floor as honorary members.
A committee of nine to draft resolutions
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