to love it. --Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln: by Henry Champe Deming, before the General Assembly of Connecticut, at Hartford, June 8, 1865. he was greeted with vehement applause.
Then, with a clear, strong voice, be read his Inaugural Address, during which service Senator Douglas, lately his competitor for the honors and duties he was now assuming, held the hat of the new President.
On that day the veteran journalist, Thurlow Weed, wrote as follows for the editorial column of his paper, the Albany Evening Journal:--
The throng in front of the Capitol was immense, and yet the President's voice was so strong and clear that he was heard distinctly.
The cheers went up loud and long.
After he commenced delivering his Inaugural I withdrew, and passing north on Capitol Hill, saw Generals Scott and Wool, in full uniform, standing by their battery — the battery memorable for its prowess in Mexico.
I could not resist the impulse to present myself to those distinguished veterans, the h