[1]   Wilmington, Delaware State Journal, June 13, 1848. Returning from the Whig National Convention in Philadelphia, ``several distinguished Whigs'' visited Wilmington, Delaware, to attend a ``ratification meeting'' held on Saturday evening, June 10. Speeches were delivered by Lincoln and Representatives William T. Haskell of Tennessee, Edward C. Cabell of Florida, and John W. Houston of Delaware.

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