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' the southern Colored Oonventiorn . be
ihp eeople of the United States. a
n the conventio' ,pt th,. cooroed va
,eople of the Southern States. biegun C
: be holden in the City of Columbia,
.;outh Carolina on Wednesday the hl
*ighteenih daay -)f October 1871. the
illowing Was submitted bi the ''omn gi
iittee on Addrers m
l/ People of 'h . aired .Stakes th
ºf America
t'ELLOW -CITIZENS Tne colored
,eople of the States of Alabama, at
r-kausas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, E
(entucky Louisiana, Maryland, Mis of
:issippi, Noorti Carolina, South Caro- si
nia, Tennessee. Texas and the Dis- et
rict ",f .'olumbia, have delegated to of
,s. thel] representatives, assembled
Convention. authority to give ex- t
'ression to their purposes, desires and of
,eelings, ir view of the relation they
,ear to the Government and the peo
dle of the United States, under the b(
•--urse of events that has arisen since,
uid as a consequence of the war of h
.'bellion i
We owe to the Almighty God and tl
lie spirit of liberty and humanity si
that animates the great body of the t,
)eople of this country, the personal t
"iberty and rights of citizenship that
'e enjo3y, and shall, under the prompt
ugs of duty, labor for the permanence ý
aod perfection of the institutions that
'lave served a4sthe great instrument a
.f consummating this act of justice.
in seeking more perfect recognition a
.s members of the great political fam- o
Iv to which the interests of humanity a
.lave been peculiarly committed, we ii
lesire to recognize our obligations o
rnd responsibilities as members of it
his great family, and to assure the ,
.merican people that we stand among ,
hem imbued with a national spirit - t
vith confidence in and devotion to a
he principles of representative popu- I
..r government, and with ideas of a
olicy that embrace every individual i
.'ad interest of our common country.
The fruits of the great legal mneas
res that were intended to estalblish our
,ghts afid interests on a common foot
ig with all other citizens of the I
ration, have, to some extent, and in
particular locations, been withhehl I
fromn us by the prejudices and pas
sions of the hearts of a portion of our
fellow-citizens as a remnant of former
dens and associations. We need
our aid and sympathy to complete
-he.great work begun and carried on
in our behalf. We desire to lay
before you tile facts of our case in a
nrief, but truthful statement. We
clave not at commland the all-import
:imt instrument of a local public press,
,.s the medium of comimunicatior with
,ou the press of the South, with a
dew exceptions, being in the hands of
.chose interested to lower as in your
steem. We have deemed a veonven
iron of our representatives as theI
most efficient means of laying before
you the true state ef our condition
and feeling.
Since the close of the war, a settled aL
oulicy has controlled the public and
p,'i.' te action of the great body of r(
tle w 'te people of the South towards. f'
Ins. They have sought to hold us in a
ondition of moditied servitude, so
hat we shou!l not be able to conl
Pete with the industry of the country.
"hey have not ceen contente'1 to '
.employ the advantaues of that capi
tal and experif ice in 1,iblic and pri- tl
;ate affairs confer but resorted to A
.ompulsory Ineans, unsanctioned by
the laws of the country, the spirit a:
, i 4mericin institutions, ant the
practice of civilized nations.
The first great effort to carr; Wk~n o
T ffet thi line of policy, was, perhaps,
,,)ost conspicuously displayedt i? he
adoption of the code of laws, comrn
monly known, as the " Black Code. u
passed by the provisional government d
of South Carohna, in the year of 1865, e
and followed by other States. It is
unnecessary to give in detail the
feat.ies of this system. It establishnd t
caste of the Oriental type. It furn- t
ished courts for the trial of questions t
of ,'aste.. It provided for legal com
pulsion, as a means of procuring oun
labor, and fixing the rates of compen- I
nation and rules of performance.
t provided separate laws -,iv il and
rilnunal-and secured separat courts
'ol their enforcement. Finally, it
allowed us no voice in the passiilg of'
the laws that were to govern us.
.or hand in dispoding of the proceeds
,f our labor taken from :as as taxes o
'or thn. support of the governent of
our respective States.
The action of the military anthori-i
ties, followed by that of Congress,
and, finally, the amendments to the
Constitution of the United States,
took fromn the hands of those seeking
co establish a syytem of silavery scarce
,v Iess ,,bjectional)e thah that ,vhiih
h.4dl just been overthown, the means
ofaccomnplishing their parpo e through
the forms of law.
The next resort w is to sublsidize and
control, through the motives of favor
and fear, the political and ivil pow
ers conferred by the liberality of the
,oveernmueht. On the one hand, the
fiiendship and patronage of the white
citizens were oflfred as the condition
of complete poitical subserviency,
while on the other hand, threats of
being deprived of homes and employ -
ment as a.means of subsistence, were
mnade liy the landholders and employ
,erg of our respective States. These
threats were in many instances carried
into effect. It was found, however,
that tsheail ty that existed for our
labor. left in our hands power sutli
dent to thwart.the effort for our sub
jection.
To meet this new difficulty, resort
,vas had to secret organizatiQns, with
a view to.thembntrbl of the lasses of
the colored people by the murder of
the promient men of our class, and by
the infliction of bodily pain upon a"
evtaiLr ýiumoer of their followe;r:. A
tilt 1Pnp., oroposett iInvolvet ,'e cir.
*omnmission of the highest ruilnes col
known among men, ,he protection .f un
jaths, secret >rganizations and dis ou
guises were resorted to. We have sli
been btluted like beasts by armed gr"
and disguised bands. Many both Eu
men ad womer ha've been killed; GC
vast Lambers 'tuaN receiveu ,e ere.a
corpora: punishment . and many more th.
found shelter in th., swamps bl da- tri
and by .ight from this storm of su
human hatred tot
We owe it to ouaRseives and vr our tlh
government t. acknowledge th , well m;
directed efforts that are nov being
made to bring the perpetrators of' yc
tlest :gimes t, justice We are of
assured that -hl kiierical ,eopl)l are vt
in earnest it, secure tr us the fruits if n
the great measures for our political th
and civil Habilitation, and that the vw
Executive. and Judicial departments of
of the Governumenl are thoroughly ni
sincere in their determination to give tip
effect to the Consitution and the will c,
of Congress in o'ur behalf. tc
We ask of yeou that you will gi' to ito
the Gove.rnwent the fullest measure si
of moral support to enable it to comrn sl
plete that which it so auspiciousl.y g
begun, and that minot differences 'f al
beutiment and policy mas be hushed
while tit' nation is galthriing up it ti
length to purge the land of the tfoulest bi
crimes by the hand of juntice . Wlnm ih i
the nation was threatened witu div-i at
sion, the political differences yielded tl
to the necessity of maintaining .its to
territorial integrity. Now that it is it
;gain threatened from the ,ortex of it
p:ission and crime afiliated, let the em
same devotion to right and justi'e at
induce equal efforts: to preserv. its a
moral integrity fi
While there renmains anything to be 1i
accomplished in order to secure for tl
ourselves the fall enjoyment of civil s1
and political rights,we shall have class c
interests .,lling for the united efforts Ct
of persons of color. The momentthese o
interests arc Recured the motives for fi
separate action v, ill cease, and., ri com - a
mon with all ether :.itizens, we can ib
take our place; wherever the interest t
of the goveriment, industry or hu- a
manit may .appoinim-recognizing only a
one standard of duty, interest or pol-A
icy for all citizens.
'We do not ask the government or
people ot the United Sti tes to treat us
with peculiar favor, but that, in the
policy of the laws, our interests may
be grouped with those that receive I
the zonsideration of our legislative
bodies. anild that, in ~he dmi:istration f
of the laws, no in iduous disminetio:s (
hli made to our pnjudice. I
We affirm that the colored peopie o5 t
Ite States represented by ar ha' e no
desire to strike out a ,ine of polioy for I
their action involving interes s tot Q
common to the whe~e people.
While we have. as a body co.ltrib- i
uted our labor in the past to enhance
the wealth and promote the welfare of
the community, we hav, a,- - ,lassi
been deprived of one of the chief ben
.efits to be derived from industr'.
namnely: the acqr isition of educ ation
and experience, the retira tihat civili
zation makes for the labo' of the indi
vidual. Oi' want in this iresnect not
only extenis to general education .anld
experien, e, such as fits flu man to
adorn the society of his fellows, but to
'that special edctatior and expem ence
req'i red to enable us to unteruccess
fuily the departments of a diversifies
industry.
X e ask th. yV.u represe; atives in
Congress may be instructed to afford
such aid in extending education to the
uneducated clasaes in the States ,,-e
represent as may be consistent with
the na. icial interests of tle nation.
Althoun' we urge our unrequited la
hbors .n the past as tl,e ground of this
t appeal, yet we do not sa ek these ben
e ltts for ourselves alone, but for the
'white portion t, the iabe:ing class in
our States, whoee need is as great .s
.rs. susI
:n order to secure the promotion of
our 1 dnstrial interest, you cm:n render Y
us assti icnee. It is true we have no
de;numds ' make of the National Gov
erunment in ýhis respect; but it- is in i1
the power of te people of the United
Statcs to aid us r:aterially. In order i h
to advance our knowledge and skill t
in the industrial arts, it is necessary
that we should have the advantages
of thw means employed in the country r
at large for these purposes. That in
preparing for industrial pursuits and
in putting our skill in operation, we C
should come in contact with educated
and experienced workmen and be put i
in possession of the results of their
skill and knowledge. If the trades
and workishops are shut against us,we I
cannot reach that point of excellence
to which we desire to attain. We ask
your aid and sympathy in placing us
on the same footing in reference to
the pursuit of industry as that enjoyed
by other citizens. If after having a-
Sess +e the means of becoming skillful
workmen, we fail to attain that stand
ing we are cntent to take rank among
the industrial classes of the country 1
according to the degree of our profi
clency. Should we he excluded from
tlhese beneaits, a state of things will
arise, most piejudicial to the interests
of the skilled laborer, namely : the ex
istence of a great body of workmen
ready to Pupply the market with poor
work it cheap rates. While slavery
existed, th. Northern States were not
afifected by the low state of the indus
trial arts in the Southern State" : but
labor being now free to find the best
market, it is- oeyond questeon, the in-.
terest of the artificers of the North to
raise the standard of proficiency at the
South It is clearly the interest of the
great industries of the North to
strengthen themselves by alliance with
thos, at the South. This result would
be practicable to the fullest extent, if
those of our colo, throughout the
North could be placed in a position to
bring among us the best knowledge
and skill in the departments of trade
to which they belong.
. We would do injustice to ourselves
If, forgetting our own personmd indebt
edness for the blessings of liberty, and
I she pursuit of independence and hap
ipiness ÷o tia, cun'rowth o"f 'hristian
civilization, the benignant sparit of ow i t
country aid century, we should pass M1
unnoticed the condition of those of I fr
our race who are still in the state of th
slavery. The public sentiment of this el
greaL nation combined with that ,f be
En;ope, with the good offices ot ou I be
Governient, iP surely sufficient to tr
'IasteL the abolition of African slaver 1 pl
throughout the world. We sincerely a
trust that expression may be given to or
such sentiment as will attract the at p(
tention and influence the conduct if Ri
those few remaining natiois thas still ai
maintain slavery as a legal institution- Ia
't is omu privilege, in addressing i o
you. to utter the . oice of four milliol: fo
of citizens of this grat countiy That a'
voice is addressed to those whose hu t!
marn feelings renderi-d practicable L
that consummate act that elevated so sl
vast a hoiy at once to th,, enjoyment ,
of .qiil and politicia manhood. It is
not too much to ,uiticipaht tha, par
tiality for the work that )wes its legal
compl)letion to you. will influence y:m
to watch carefully the dev-elopment Af'
its practical results that ,o perver
sion from the purposes of you' bor:nty
shall prevent the full frnitioit of the T
great prineiples of iustice tha ascth
atee or; ao
The growth ofi tids nation .ias shown
that its institutions are capable ,fA'
blending into ail harionions ')rother,
hood all nationalities and all interest
and industries. in all other instances I
than that of the accession of our race
to citizenship. the accretion of the ele
Iumenti of its popVulation has been grad- i
ual-giving time to complete the pro
cess of assimilation In oun (ase we'
are well aware Lhat there was much to
ala rm the apprehension of those care- I A
fil statesmen who hesitated to specu- I V
late as :o the st·,ngth ,f o ;uinstitu
tions much beyond what was demor
strated by the .precedent- in parallel
cases in Europe and in our own coun
try. Ihe instantaneous embodiment
of foun millions o1 citizens who luhad
for ye'ars looked upon the g'. vernment
as not only dei ying ihem citizenship,
i but as preventing them f. om acquiring
that -apacit - ,indet an. other nation
al e.xisten et. was, it must age admitted,.
a startling political feat
Bu' -e ar·c he arp' .4 p- olit t. the
proof of the wi.F oht of those who re
garded that cu.nrso the safest which
w-::s indicatea by the demands of jus
tice. WVe "re .oaud to be able to point
to hlie history of our people snce they
have deer admitted to citizenship as
proof that the:' understand 'what is duir
fro,', he '- tizen io utln go ernmeut
o-.ring imn protection Although they
niwve sufufered mueb at the hands of
those heo would deprive them of their
rights lhey ha ce app'-eciated the dif
iicnlties and embarr-assments that nec
'ssarily surrounded the attetipts of
i the go;-erpment to irdicate their rights
and ha'.e waited uncomplaiinngly nn
i til re'ef :ordl bc aifordted although
,many times they could have found in
I tanitaceous relief by 'mnitatirng their
oppressors and taking the Ihi' into
tLii t w-i hands.
We would c:ll attention ',, the tact
tihat the conferring of citizenship upon
our pE'ople, thlouh the occasion, is not
thie a-. soc of the agitations that have
affected the cnitry T'he i-ue cause
is the spirit of opposition co whatever
is entarge.1 and unselfish in our gov
erunin-t, a' d that does not inure to
t:e exclusiu interest of the privileged
fet , which hli seized upon the act of
the Go' ernment as a means ot shut
ting onetof the Southern States liberal
S.,nf itiona~l idi ms.
<We .Lffirm, witsout fiar o contra me
diction that the ccored people of the red
Uinited States havw. conducted them- Sta
'relves as good citize 's and have die uap
playyed aptrless to dis, harge their civil
and politica, duties, as well as an in w,
tuiti'e tlitnes- for that fi -m of govern- pr
ment which w ' justly r gard as the kit
higuest expression of civi. wisdom. Mc
TTnder these ilcumnstanc 3, and with an,
the proofs of the truth of t ur state. mil
ment abauudapt on every han, ,we ask r
your fullest confidevce and sympathy ov
We ,annot'point to the work :f ,ur. ow
fathers commingled with that of :=ours I wil
in the noble structure of rovernistent 1 ha
we aL delight to admire and to gua, d.
but we can claim to have embodied es.
their animating spirit as displayed ii' the
our devotioi to the truthq that they co'
inculcated and .ur zeal to render their ins
work immortal and imperishable. a;
With this brief presentation of our i de
views and feelings.we beg to subscribe th
ourselves, in behalf of those we repre- tth
sent, very respectfally, your humble co
fellow-citizes and obedient servants, Ipl
ROBERT B. ELLIOTT, co
JAS M. SIMMS, co
RIChARD NELSON, 'th
J. T. W ALS, ca
TsAAC MYERS.. TI
B. A. BOSEMAN Pr
1'. C ANTOINE. It
J. F. QIUARLES a,
F. G BARB A4DOES. li
I do herehb certify tha, the fore.go- i a
ing addimss was u-ammously adopted a,
by the Convention, on thwi the 'list Ib
day of October, 1871., of
A. J, RANSIEFR, President. in
Attest: J. HI DEVEAIX Secretary,. o0
The Texas Election.
We copy this from the Ne: g'rleans
Times, and give it for what it is
t worth: c
The four gentlemen just electeil to a
t Congress from this State, were all, we a
t are informed, recently of the Repubii- tl
can party, andt were supporte'l as
Conservatives, and elected by the
e opponents of Grant and Davis. They I
e were not regarded or ever styled
o Democrats in their several districts.
Judge Hancock was eo)posed in the a
1 New Braunfells Districtby it Ger'nan, r
f who made speeches through the Ger- [
e man colony in German, in favor of t
o Grant and the. Radicals. Yet the (
' Judge manage d to divide the Gernman S
e vote with his adversary. Had he
been able to obtain copies of Carl
F Schurz's speecu in German, and eircu
t- lated them through the district, he
d would have received a large majority
I of the German votes. Of the other
n il, mbeas -'1 -,'* ,- 'onr'." s9'r "iJ I`
tat k tet ea ,ira turougL the a a.
Mr Giddings has settled in the Statc
from one of the Northern States since
the war 'all four previous to the the
election wer,' classed as Conservatives,
but stood stro ngly cominitted against
both the Fede:al and State Adminis
trations. Their triumph wat a com- f
plete. anti tc thei rest of the South thn
a ,nost :nstructi e and encouragng
one. By a sinila. organization and Il
policy "t is practicable to oust the
Radicals in all th. Southern States.
aild this, ;re fear, nevl will be done
on tht olu Democratic line, with the T
old banners chiefs, pries and p!lat
forms Missouri, Virginia, Tennessee
and Temxas are guide posts pointing to I
Ith onl path wvhicsi will conduct l
Louisianuat ' f lht,, 'reselt political of
slough I
DI)VERTISIN.I E TS. or
---to
Post-office Notice.
T)O" t.LDsONV'LLE, 1A., r er
September. 1871 )
grails Arrive From Ncr- Orleans on B
Tuesday, Wednesdaj Friday Saturday and 3(
Sunttay morninga
Frou r Thioudaux Mondry and 'fbursdaj
at r o'c'ock P i. a.
Fruon St. F -ap"isvill Snmdad fuersday
and Thu. stdat
H1aills art Cloned- lor red Orleans '
on Strnda' ::t :. o'cocku M:1 and at six J-"lock I
P. M." it
I )n Tuesday at three o'clock Y. M.
)n Wiedue lsay at 6 ,.'clock P M
on Thursday .'t 12 M.
For Thib,,dauY on Monl'a- -nd rhusday ,
at 6 1'..
For ';t. l rancis Mlle Monaay, Tuesday,
'Th'urs'ay, Criday and Saturday at 6 1'. M.
'o ,toflice till It opelL ver, day nrom 7
SA. :. to 5 P. M., except oi' Sunday when it
wdll be ,lose' it 12 'clock iM.
No letters will be iegiste rote Sunday e
,fter 8 o'clock A. M.
I he postAtfiee rules win oe striatty execu- i
1 lYe by its tfficers. d
P J AN DRY Posimaster
Res, lutions
I Adopted rv the Republiean State 0on
S vention, August 10th, 1871
: SoLVELD, That we ntoclare the Repadlcean
party of Louisian.. in full sympathy with the
national Republicar part ; that w Indorse
the platform of prineiules laid dtow) by the
Chicago C:onventi'n
Resolved Tlnt «) aederi tc. hat tni con
g; ailonal nma.cur of reconstruction have
proved a oomphlte success in our State. We
indurse these measures, and all laws of Con
t gr'ss enacted in the interests of order and
'ivil iibertv. We oelikve that if honestly and
fairly executed, these statutes will conduce
to the Irosperitv o1 the South and to the t
strengthening oi Republican institutions.
t esolved, That we specially indorse those
planks of tihe Republican platform which
pledged our nurt:' to the payment of the pub
f lie debt.
ir Resolved, That we anvocate the rednct.on
kof uationa taxation andtll -,edistribution of
I the iml1osts in such !inulnne 'ea to impose the
I east possible burden upon the people.
if )esol.ed, That we pledge ourselves and our
is p trty to faithful execution of the oonatitu
tional and statutory provisions for the public
education of all the childre't ,,f the State
Iwithout distinction
R Reso'ved, That we indorse tu. Republican
ir administration of the national and State gov
o rulenlmcnt V e especially indorse and comn
mend the .flicial career of our lov.lrnor, H.
C. Warnioth. W 1o this because, in our
et opinion, his adnministration of the government
1 of Louisiana 'inder reconstruction has been
t so successful as to bring about the condition
of peace :mnc orde' which characterizes our
e State above all the other Southern States.
e By reason of his execution of the laws, it is
er possible for Republicans to aisemble in any
part of the State. and the Repulblican party
to c usequentl; pregenti a vuited front and
Somnpact oranizatioi
d Resolved, That we pledge our party to the
of reduction of taxation, and we insist upon an
econc'uica1 administration of the govern
ment. We condemn indiscriminate appro
11 propi'ations iJ individual enterprises, .nd
we urge upon the Legisla+tnr the curtail
n ment of its expenses.
fesolved, That we ad\oc:te a policy of pFi
reasonable and wise appropriations by the ,
State to internal improvements. We eall
upon the national Congress to .ive to te Onn
South its full quota of aid and a.sistance jo a
the improvement of our harbors and rivers.
We believe that ve are entitled to an apslro
priation to assist in opening th' mouth of the
Mississippi, and in constructing our Ic rees.
Resolved, That we tender our thanks to
Mcssrs. Harris, Garatkamp, Stamps, Swords
and oc.,er members if 'he late Central Com
mittee -ho remna ed true to the party, and Fl'
refused t,) enter the combination for its
overthrow.
Resolved, That we denvunee the outrage
ous acts of the federal officials connected
I with the late State Central Con mittee, for
having attempted to pack this ,onventson
with their eh ien adherents, against the in
l expressed will if the Republicans of the Yc
State. We denou 'co them for having called re
the convention to meet in a United Stats
courtroom, in a United States Customhouse;
we denounce them fir ha-ring attempted to
intimidate the convention by surrounding it
d th armed special deputy marshals'; we
Sdenounce their for h -vin closed the door of
Ithe courtroom, and having barred the en- p;
tra s of the Custombouse; 'e denounce
them for attempting to exclude from this
convention ninety-five delegtes of the peo
ple, wh. were met at the thrshold by two lii
companie ý of the United States army, called t
out by these men to assist in carrying this ti
convention against the people. We denounce
their whole conduct in connection with the
calling out and assembling of this body. 1
They were guilty of , very unfairnes% in the
progress of the election for delegAtes. Thby
were guilty of himulation and fraud in con
I eetion with the determination of the time ,
and place of meeting. They finally estab- h
lished. without authorit., certain pret nded
riles relativ. to the admission of delegates,
calculated to further their scheme. They a
nads itted ao the conve ition hall, ,r to an
i adjoining room, with an open door, their v
fraudulent .elegagtes while the doors were
oLpt closed against the bonea ide members A
of tht convention uncil the hour of meeting, t
in order that they might sl,ainj and force an
organization under the protection of the
revolvers of their marshals and dhe bayo
! nets of their soldiers.
Resolver That we eprgc- 4 our conviction
that these outrages were not perpetrated
is with the knowledge or consent of President
Grant ; we disbelieve th. statement of Mar
shal Packard to that et& ot; we proclaim our
earnest hope that our President will repudiate
the ,cts of these men; and we declare that
o we will only withdraw our hearty support
'e and endorsement of him wben we shall learn l
L that x e were outraged and insulted by his
otlicci s after const ltation with him, and by
I his advice uad corE ent.
et Resolve', That we believe, that the Presi
y dent alone can unite and harnamoize the
,( litpubliean or'gnizati nin our State. Several
of Nis office holders have formed a combina
tion with an insignificant bolting faction of
Re Repubhlic:ns but they seem determined to
n, rule or ruib the party. Therefore, for the
r- Ipurpose of healing these differences, and to
Sinsure oar sneeess m 1872, we respectfully ask
the remo. al of Marshal Packard, Collector
if Casey, Asassor Joubert, Revenue Collector
tn Stockd te, Special Deputy Collector Herwig
1e and P;stmaster Lowell, and we ask the ap
pointruent of men who will support the
Repuolican party of Louisiana.
L- R ed, that +he President of this con
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