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National Convention at New Orleans, LA
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The convention was called to order by Hon. F. Douglass at 7:30 P.M.
Mr. Cardoza rose to call for the unfinished business.
Mr. Martin, of Massachusetts, objected; the evenings were to be devoted exclusively to speech-making, and he, therefore, maintained that the unfinished business was not in order.
The chair decided Mr. Martin's point ill taken, and ruled that unfinished business was in order.
Mr. Cardoza—On Saturday evening I moved a reconsideration of the vote to send a delegation to Washington. I was actuated in this because you, Mr. President, objected to being appointed chairman. Having heard that you have changed your mind, I withdraw my motion to reconsider.
Mr. Lewis, of Louisiana, offered a resolution requesting the press throughout the country to publish the platform and civil rights address adopted by this convention. The resolution was adopted.
Mr. Turner, of Georgia, offered a resolution that the first of January be henceforth observed with honor and respect by the colored race.
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