Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   New York Tribune, March 4, 1865. Lincoln's remarks were made in response to a serenade by ``a large delegation of New-Yorkers and Poughkeepsians, accompanied by Eastman's Business College band of Poughkeepsie.'' No more complete text of Lincoln's response has been found.