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Friday, September 15, 1848.+-

Boston, MA.

Lincoln addresses Boston Whig Club. "He defended General Taylor from the charge that he had no principles. . . . He pointed out the absurdity of men who professed Whig principles supporting Van Buren, with all his Locofocoism, while the Whigs were as much opposed to the extension of slavery as were the Van Buren party. . . . It was a glorious meeting."Speech at Boston, Massachusetts, 15 September 1848, CW, 2:5.