PRESIDENTIAL NEW ENGLAND TOUR

 

August 20, 1877

Lisbon, New Hampshire

 

“Ladies and Fellow Citizens:  I appear to give, in a brief way, my thanks for your courteous welcome.  Traveling to the top of Mount Washington, so as to view its beauties at a reasonable time, we have no time for hand-shaking and speech making, and can only say, “How do you do?” and  “Good-by.””