- " The Chairman of that Committee was Senator Ratcliffe, always mentioned by Mr. Baker in cypher, and with every precaution. - "Democracy An American Novel", Henry Adams.
- " I am the eldest here, and of course I must be chairman. - "A Tale of the Summer Holidays", G. Mockler.
- Mr. Chairman, the explanation given to this clause does not satisfy my mind. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.