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National Convention at New Orleans, LA
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Mr. Harralson, of Alabama, was not for threatening members of Congress. He had seen just a good men as his friend from Georgia (Mr. Turner), who were also anxious to die for principle—when making a speech; but when the time came to die by the hand of Ku-Klux they were not ready—no more ready to die than himself, who certainly had no desire to hand in his checks in that way. Mr. Harralson did not think it good policy to threaten anybody. He thought w=that when one time comes we could get rid of men who had not done their whole duty; but we should d this without threatening anybody or making divisions in the party.
Mr. Jones of Arkansas, was opposed to "striking out." whatever gentlemen might think of the "policy" of letting the platform go forth to the world as reported, he thought it right that sentiments and acts of the convention on the subject of civil rights should be known. He would not have colored men shrink from their duty, but speak out boldly upon a subject of such vital importance to them, He was opposed to striking out of any portion of the address on civil rights, and though if the party must go down it should go down contending for principle and honor.
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