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National Convention at New Orleans, LA

1872LA-National-reports-page22.pdf

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After alluding to his supporting a good Republican candidate, Mr. Pinchback retired amid the hearty applause of the conventionists.

On motion of Mr. Young, of Louisiana, Governor Warmoth was invited to a seat on the platform of the convention, and Mr. Young and Mr. Cuney, of Texas, were appointed a committee to escort his excellency to a seat.

After Mr. Pinchback had concluded his remarks, on motion of Mr. Lewis, further action on the resolution under discussion was postponed until to-day at eleven o'clock, when it was hoped a larger number of delegates would be present.

On motion of Mr. Lewis, the following rules for the conduct of the convention, reported by the committee on rules, were adopted:

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