The Gathering of the Forces - Vol. 2

The Gathering of the Forces - Vol. 2

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The Gathering of the Forces - Vol. 2

The Gathering of the Forces - Vol. 2

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April 6, 1847

[WHITMAN GIVES HIS POLITICAL RECORD]

THE Brooklyn Advertiser has thought proper, for some time past, to intimate through its columns that we have been a Whig: and yesterday (5th) it published the following article:

POLITICS OF THE EDITOR OF THE EAGLE

Since the editor of the Eagle has commenced the way of asking questions we would just like to know what the said editor was in politics in the summer of 1841? Tell now candidly Mr. W. W.! Report has said that you were a Whig; and if we are wrong in believing pretty fair proofs of that report, why we would like to know it and will then do you justice. And while he is about it let the editor tell us whether he did not bitterly oppose the first nomination of Silas Wright. So much for the past; when that is answered we will come down to a later period.

Well: if it is a matter of such intense curiosity to the Advertiser to be enlightened on a . . .

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