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National Convention at New Orleans, LA

1872LA-National-reports-page86.pdf

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been said of Charles Sumner, etc; and should my friends go home without hearing me, they would think that only white men have a word against slavery. There are negroes, aye, black negroes, in this country, who have been at the head and front of this movement. We must remember Walker, General Nat Turner, of Virginia, etc. I will not talk of my friend Douglass, here, for like the mouth of Henry Clay he can speak for himself. We should bear in mind the labors of Charles L. Remond and others.

The convention then adjourned.

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