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“The Convention”

This article speculates what course the state will take after the Convention meets. It ponders whether the cooperationists or the secessionists will win out. Ultimately, however, the author expresses faith in the members of the Convention to "protect the rights, interest and honor of the State."

Creator: Montgomery Weekly Post
Date: 1861 January 9
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper article

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