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National Convention at New Orleans, LA

1872LA-National-reports-page36.pdf

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After some little filibustering the question was lost.

Mr. Cardoza said that it was understood that the convention would adjourn on Saturday. He hoped that it would not, as a large number of distinguished gentlemen would not arrive until that day. The convention decided not to adjourn until Monday.

A telegram was received from J. J. Spellman, a delegate, dated Jackson, Mississippi, who said he would be here on Saturday; also stating that Frederick Douglass had passed Jackson.

Two resolutions were offered indorsing President Grant's administration and asking that the Philadelphia convention renominate him. The resolutions were sent to their appropriate committees.

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