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Report: Colored Men's Convention.

1883TX-State-Austin_Reports-page1.pdf

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Tomorrow there will be a State convention of colored people here in response to a call of Parsoh A. Graub, of this place. The object is to consider the moral, social and educational status of the colored people of Texas, and appoint delegates to the National convention of colored people, which, for the like purposes, is to assemble in response to a suggestions of Fred. Douglass.

The president of the City Railway company addresses a reply to Judge Brewster's notification this afternoon, the contents of which are not divulged, but probably it asks for opportunity to present for the consideration of the State officials some statement as to the charter rights of the company, and asks that the law be given under which the Capitol Board and Judge Brewster are acting.

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