--Hon. A. H. H. Stuart
, of Staunton
, thus describes Lincoln
Abraham is, as well as he could judge, about an inch or an inch and a half taller than him self--Mr. Stuart
is over six feet in height — an awkward, gaunt frame, long arms, with hands like rakes, long, slender legs, and feet like mattocks.
His manners, appearance and conversation, clearly indicated that he was not accustomed to good society, but that he was a coarse, rude, uncultivated man, with none of the qualifications essential to grace the position he holds