Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
December 11, 1839

Whereas, the Van Buren State Convention, which adjourned on the 10th inst., passed various resolutions denouncing Whig individuals, Whig policy, and the Whig party in general. Therefore.

Resolved, That every member of that Convention, who introduced any such resolution or resolutions, or any amendment thereto, be respectfully requested to bring the same, or a correct copy thereof, into this Hall, and to attempt to sustain it by facts and arguments. Resolved, That on the discussion of said resolutions, we will meet their authors, man for man, and speech for speech, in order that the public may see with whom are the facts, and with whom the arguments. Resolved, That for the purpose of discussing said resolutions, we will meet their authors on to-morrow evening, at 7 o'clock, P.M.Page  156

[at] this Hall, or at any other time and place [which] may better suit their convenience.