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Saturday, August 19, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon Whigs open campaign of 1844 with convention in Springfield. They resolve to fight until they secure Whig legislature, Whig senator, together with majority of Whig congressmen—and pledge themselves to give Henry Clay majority of 850 votes in 1844. Lincoln, Baker, and A. G. Henry address convention.Quincy Whig, 30 August 1843.