in that shape, you shall have the best train on the road!
Once — on what was called a public day, when Mr. Lincoln received all applicants in their turnthe writer
Colonel Charles G. Halpine, New York Citizen. was struck by observing, as he passed through the corridor, the heterogeneous crowd of men and women, representing all ranks and classes, who were gathered in the large waiting-room outside the Presidential suite of offices.
Being ushered into the President's chamber by Major Hay, the first thing he saw was Mr. Lincoln bowing an elderly lady out of the door,--the President's remarks to her being, as she still lingered and appeared reluctant to go: I am really very sorry, madam; very sorry.
But your own good sense must tell you that I am not here to collect small debts.
You must appeal to the courts in regular order.
When she was gone, Mr. Lincoln sat down, crossed his legs, locked his hands over his knees, and commenced to laugh,--this being his favorite attit
Grant, General, 56, 57, 265, 283, 292.
Greene, W. T., 267.
Gulliver, Rev. J. B., Reminiscences, 309.
Halpine, Colonel, 63, 278
Hammond, Surgeon-General, 274, 275
Hanks, Dennis, 299.
Harris, Hon., Ira, 175.
Hay, John, 45, 149.
Henderson, Rev. Mr., 320.
Henry, Dr., (Oregon,) 302.
Herndon, Hon., Wm. H.; analysis of Mr. Lincoln's character, 323.
Higby, Hon., William, 148.
Holland, Dr., 79, 191.
Holmes, O. W., 58.
Holt, Judge. 32, 33.
Hooker, Generarson, 137; Secretary Cameron's retirement, 138; interview with P. M. Wetmore, (N. Y.,) 140; sensitiveness.
144, 145; thin skinned, 145; willingness to receive advice, 146; canvassed hams, 148; indifference to personal appearance, 148; Nicolay and Hay, 149; Nasby letters, 151; relief found in storytell-ing, 152; Greeley, 152, 153; newspaper reading, 154; newspaper gas, 155; newspaper reliable, 156; Chicago Times, 156; ingenious nonsense, 158; husked out 158; letter to Lovejoy Monument Associati