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National Convention at New Orleans, LA

1872LA-National-reports-page65.pdf

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Mr. Turner, of Georgia, was also pointedly in favor of enforcing the civil rights of the colored people, and hoped the convention would not compromise its manhood by striking from the platform now under consideration the very just rebuke administered to these members of Congress who have been sent there by negro votes, and from fear or otherwise have failed to support the supplementary civil rights bill presented in Congress by Hon. Charles Sumner.

Mr. Brooks, of Arkansas, hoped that the convention would not adjourn until it bad expressed itself fully in favor of the enforcement of civil rights for the colored people. He was in favor of the platform as reported by the committee.

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