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


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"Resolved, That we hereby express our full sympathy with confidence in the present National Administration as inaugurating the dawn of a new era in this Republic, in which the rights of man throughout the length and breadth of this land are to be fully recognized in State and National Governments, and that we hail the appointment of General E. J Canby as military Commander of this district with joy as sure to hasten the safe and permanent reconstruction of Virginia to the Union, and restore to her the proud and exalted stand she once occupied in the grand galaxy of States.

Cox moved the adoption of the report. A good deal of squabbling ensued, and the report was adopted.

Lewis Lindsey was not satisfied with the report, because a resolution offered by him had not been taken notice of. He said he understood all this wire-working business, and was intending of stoppin it.

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