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Proceedings and Debates of the 1867 Constitutional Convention
Volume 74, Volume 1, Debates 495   View pdf image (33K)
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VISIT OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON TO
ANNAPOLIS*
DEPARTURE ON THE STEAMER FROM BALTIMORE—EN-
THUSIASM OF THE PEOPLE—SCENES IN THE HARBOR-
LANDING AT ANNAPOLIS—RECEPTION OF THE PRESI-
DENT BY THE STATE CONVENTION—SPEECHES BY
GOV. SWANN, JUDGE CARMICHAEL, PRESIDENT JOHN-
SON AND SECRETARY SEWARD—OFFICIAL RECEPTION
BY THE ANNAPOLIS AUTHORITIES—VISIT TO THE
NAVAL ACADEMY—COURTESIES EXTENDED BY AD-
MIRAL PORTER—BANQUET AT THE GOVERNOR'S MAN-
SION—INTERESTING INCIDENTS, ETC.
(Reported for the Baltimore Sun. )
The visit which it had been announced the President of
the United States would make to the capital of Maryland,
took place on Saturday last, under circumstances which
will cause the occasion hereafter to be looked upon as
one of the most pleasing of the present times in the State.
The arrangements perfected by the committee of the
State Constitutional Convention were fully carried out
from the departure in the steamer from this city to the
close in a most agreeable manner. The day was bright
and pleasant, and the waters of the Chesapeake almost
unruffled;.
FRIDAY NIGHT IN BALTIMORE.
The President and Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary
of State, remained at Barnum's City Hotel during Friday
night as the guests of the city of Baltimore. The Hon.
A. W. Randall, Postmaster General, after dining with the
President and city authorities, proceeded to Washington
in the evening train of Friday. Mayor Chapman waited
on the President and Mr. Seward at an early hour on Sat-
urday morning for the purpose of escorting them to the
wharf, whence they were to embark for the State capital.
At 8 o'clock the distinguished party were placed in the
splendid coach-and-four of Messrs. Mason & Turner, in
Reprinted from The Sun of Monday, July 1, 1867.
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