. . . the Northern part of the State, of Democratic antecedents, is hesitating whether to join the Mohoney resurrectionists or go in for a Union party movement. This reminds of an early Ohio acquaintance who hesitated sometime, when starting out in life whether to open a Saloon or study for the Ministry.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, June 7, 1862, p. 1