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National Convention at New Orleans, LA


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The remarks of Lieutenant Governor Ransier were listened to with marked attention, and are well calculated to inspire members of the convention with a proper sense of their duties at this time.

Immediately after Lieutenant Governor Ransier had concluded his address, Mr. Ruffin, a delegate from Massachusetts, moved that Lieutenant governor P. B. S. Pinchback, of Louisiana, be elected temporary president of the convention, which motioned prevaded, and Mr. Pinchback was escorted to the chair Mr. Ruffin and Mr. J. Henri Burch.

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