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National Convention at New Orleans, LA
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On motion of Mr. Martin the entire convention arose and gave three hearty cheers for Charles Sumner.
Immediately after Mr. Douglass has concluded Mr. J. Sella Martin rose to a question of privilege. He read the strictures of the Times in regard to the remarks of a member of the convention, made on Friday last. They related to the Germans of this country, and were only the expression of the sentiments of an individual member of this convention. Therefore, Mr. Martin thought the strictures of the Times very unfair. In connection with this subject he introduced the following resolution, which passed unanimously:
Resolved, That as certain unfortunate allusions to Hon. Carl Schurz, by speakers, have been seized on by friendly journals as an occasion to misrepresent the sentiments of this convention, it is fit and proper for us to repudiate any depreciation of the German or any other race of people, and to express our gratitude for the noble part the German have taken in laboring and fighting for our emancipation and enfranchisement.
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