Republican Party Sectional


"No good citizen can conscientiously defend the principles of the Republican party; this reason is that it is                       sectional…. 

The contest in the 4th Va. District today is an illustration that the Republican party must raise the color line… 

Colored men themselves are beginning to find out the meaning of this sectionalism, and have learned that a                   administration has more respect for the rights of colored men…"


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