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Lxxvii. No reminiscence of the late President has been given to the public more thoroughly valuable and characteristic than a sketch which appeared in the New York Independent of September 1st, 1864, from the pen of the Rev. J. P. Gulliver, of Norwich, Connecticut:-- It was just after his controversy with Douglas, and some months before the meeting of the Chicago Convention of 1860, that Mr. Lincoln came to Norwich to make a political speech. It was in substance the famous speech delivered in New York, commencing with the noble words: There is but one political question before the people of this country, which is this, Is slavery right, or is it wrong? and ending with the yet nobler words: Gentlemen, it has been said of the world's history hitherto that “might makes right;” it is for us and for our times to reverse the maxim, and to show that right makes might! The next morning I met him at the railroad station, where he was conversing with our Mayor, every few minute