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National Convention at New Orleans, LA

1872LA-National-reports-page18.pdf

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The acting chairman, Mr. Ingraham, here stated that he had received no communication from President Grant.

Mr. Pinchback—I know it was, not from President Grant individually; he would be a fool to trust his signature under a telegraph dispatch to you. The President did not send it, but his brother-in-law, Casey, did. Now what is the difference? I tell you colored men, that the time has come when you must be men, not the tools of General

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