April 12, 1850
Under the Refuge of Oppression column, titled The Late Satanic Speech of Daniel Webster, there is an Approval of the Speech!, from the Boston Daily Advertiser,
April 2nd . Also, addressed to “The Hon. Daniel Webster”, is a letter of enthusiastic endorsement of Webster, signed by 56 men. Then a notation, which may/may not be a part of the letter, indicating that other signers are Moses Stuart, Leonard Woods, Ralph Emerson, (Of the Theological Institution at Andover !!!!) Jared Sparks and C.C. Felton, (President and Professor of Harvard University!) and 700 others.