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HISTORICAL CALENDAR: March 8, 1858 - Carthage, Illinois
Republican meeting at Carthage of those opposed to the Kansas-Nebraska Bill. thomas Gregg of Warsaw appointed chairman and George W. Batchelder of Carthage secretary. Pending the question of adopting resolutions, Hon. O.H. Browning of Quincy addressed the meeting with more than his usual eloquence.
[8 Mar 1918; Belleville News Democrat - submitted by K. Torp]

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