Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in chapter 4 of Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery.:

...cancies may be filled, that the President will then appoint their successors. And by what process will he appoint them? He first looks for a man who has the legal qualifications, perhaps he takes Mr. Lincoln , and says, Mr. Lincoln, would you not like to go on the Supreme bench? Yes, replies Mr. Lincoln. Well, returns the Republican President, I cannot appoint you until you give me a pledge as to how...

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