[Mr. Wendell Phillips delivered a speech]The Illustrated London News, vol. 40, no. 1126, p. 55.
January 11, 1862
Mr. Wendell Phillips delivered a speech in New York on the 19th ult. in favour of the immediate abolition of slavery. Cooper's Institute was crowded, and his audience included a large number of the elite of the city. His radical anti-slavery sentiments evoked unbounded enthusiasm.