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Wednesday, June 19, 1844.+-

Peoria, IL.

Great Whig meeting is held in Peoria—5,000 to 8,000 estimated attendance. Archibald Williams of Quincy is chosen president. Speeches are made by Lincoln, Baker, Morrison, Anderson, Kilpatrick, Sweet, Bond, and Dr. McDowell and Uriel Wright of St. Louis. Lincoln is chairman of committee on resolutions. Resolutions Adopted by the Whig Convention at Peoria, Illinois, 19 June 1844, CW, 1:338-40; Sangamo Journal, 27 June 1844; Quincy Whig, 26 June 1844.