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Letter from Booker T. Washington to John B. Knox, president of the Constitutional Convention in Montgomery

Enclosed with the letter is a petition "representing the feelings and wishes of the colored people of the State of Alabama" which Washington asks to be read during the convention.

Creator: Constitutional Convention of 1901 Records
Date: 1901 May 23
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Letter

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