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4 Boston Advertiser, April 3, 1848. He died Oct. 28, 1848. To his credit it should be remembered that he opposed the extension of slavery at the time of the Missouri Compromise.
6 Lord Morpeth's diary (Mss.). Dr. Channing and President Quincy were exceptions. The latter dissented, a day or two later, from the view taken at the dinner referred to; and the former was always full of faith and hope in democracy as a means of social improvement, guided, as he did his best to guide it, by the ethical spirit. At a dinner for Morpeth at Abbott Lawrence's, Judge Story talked ‘high conservatism.’ Adams's ‘Biography’ of Dana, vol. i. p. 30.
7 A Collection of Letters, 1847-1855, p. 165.
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