Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Illinois” in chapter 16 of General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant:

...roes, I used to tell them that at such times it was just as well to be a little color-blind. I think, general, we can say of the black boys what a country fellow who was an old-time abolitionist in Illinois said when he went to a theater in Chicago and saw Forrest playing Othello. He was not very well up in Shakespeare, and didn't know that the tragedian was a white man who had blacked up for the purpos...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Illinois (Illinois, United States) 6,200 10 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (New Mexico, United States) 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (Oregon, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (Colorado, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (Illinois, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Illinois (New Mexico, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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