Sunday, November 15, 2020

Thought for the Day

 I have reached this city of Washington under circumstances
 considerably differing from those under which
 any other man has ever reached it.
~ Abraham Lincoln
Quoted from Abraham Lincoln, Response to a Serenade, February 28,  1861 (Epigraph, Ted Widmer, Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

Abraham Lincoln Papers, Manuscripts Division, Library of Congress (

Abraham Lincoln, The White House Presidents

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