The subject matter of the sketch makes it a sure fire hit, to which is added the splendid characterization of the War President. The supporting organization is ragged. Messrs. Menzing and Weldon as the union officers deliver a pretty crude grade of acting and Mr. Hamilton's “Secretary Stanton” leaves a good deal to be desired.
Mr. Chapin's offering was received with the enthusiasm of democratic victories at Tammany Hall on election night, thanks pretty much to Mr. Chapin's individual excellence in the role of Lincoln.
Variety 4:3 (04/20/1907)