Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...u must let me shake hands with you, because I am as tall as you are," said a tall, gentlemanly-looking man.
"I don't know about your being as tall," replied Mr. Lincoln, "let us measure."
Mr. Lincoln wheeled his back about, and the two stood back to back.
"You are an inch the tallest," exclaimed the Mayor.
"I thought so," responded Mr. Lincoln; "I'm hard to beat."
"God bless you...
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