July 29, 1842
From the Liberty Standard, here is a statement against Clay’s candidacy for President, recently endorsed by the Whig Convention of Maine. Signed by A. Willey, it gives seven reasons for opposition to Clay: He is 1. A slaveholder, 2. A Murderer, 3. A Robber, 4. An Enemy to Human Rights 5. A Despot, 6. A Devoted Supporter of Slavery, and 7. President of the Colonization Society.