he ground that I think is right—right for the North, for the South, for the East, for the West, and for the whole country.
Mr. Lincoln was received by the municipal authorities of New York City at the City Hall, where Mayor Wood, who had recently set forth the advantages that the commercial mart would derive from its secession from all government, admonished the President-elect that it was his duty to so conduct public affairs as to preserve the Union.
Mr. Lincoln arrived in Philadelphia Feb. 21, where he was informed of a plan in Baltimore to assassinate him, on his way through that city
Spot where the cabin stood in which Lincoln was born. to Washington.
On the following morning (Washington's birthday) he hoisted the national flag, with his own hands, over the old State-house, in the presence of a vast multitude of citizens.
In his speech on that occasion he referred to the Declaration of Independence, adopted and signed in that building, and said that it was the sentiment of