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National Convention at New Orleans, LA
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While I am up I may ask speak of General Grant. He has done, a great deal for me. He has, by the iron hand, stayed bloodshed in this Southern country. He has kept thousands of my race form being assassiuated?. He has in every way showed his appreciation. He may be a little crotchety, but many of those crochets are influenced by his wife, Mrs. Grant.
After again appealing to the convention to stand by platform and adopt such measures as would secure success to the Republican party, he retired amid the cheers of the immense crowd present.
Mr. Clarke, of Ohio, answered in a very able manner the remarks of Mr. Douglass, and was followed by Mr. Downing, of Rhode Island who was satisfied to have colored men wait any longer for a recognition of his rights.
Mr. Turner then obtained the floor and moved the previous question, but the motion was withdrawn in order to give Mr. Green an opportunity to offer the following additional clause to the platform:
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