Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...re the Mayor and a few friends, with the members of the press, awaited his coming.
He was introduced to the Mayor by Mr. Cornell, of the Board of Aldermen.
The Mayor spoke as follows:
Mr. Lincoln : As Mayor of New York, it becomes my duty to extend to you an official welcome in behalf of the corporation.
In doing so, permit me to say that this city has never offered hospitality to a man clot...
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