Statistics for occurrence #1 of “David Davis” in chapter 17 of William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik:
...way without knowing that fact, and never forgot the visit. He had a way of pretending to assure his visitor that in the choice of his advisers he was free to act as his judgment dictated, although David Davis , acting as his manager at the Chicago convention, had negotiated with the Indiana and Pennsylvania delegations, and assigned places in the cabinet to Simon Cameron and Caleb Smith, besides making oth...
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