Mr. Winthrop, one of the Boston Union Committee, called on Senator Mason, in January, 1861, and, referring to his former visit to Massachusetts, remarked in the blandest tones:
“I hope, Mr. Mason, we shall see you again at Bunker Hill.” To which the senator stiffly jerked out the response: “Not unless I come as an ambassador, sir.”

Originally posted 2008-03-05 01:20:04.

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