He scored big with Tommy, then was nearly deported for kicking an NYPD officer in the groin at the Fillmore.
When the band brought Tommy to New York—their “spiritual home in the USA”—to perform live, they chose the Fillmore as the venue.
Fillmore opened the door, and ordered the clerk to bring some bread and meat from the neighboring tavern.
Me and Lawyer Fillmore has been a-lookin' into them deeds, and this timber is mine;' and he driv off.
The nearest house to that of Fillmore was four miles distant.
We were four days getting to Fillmore County, camping on the way.
Mr. Fillmore subsequently offered him the governorship of Oregon.
The supporters of Fillmore are becoming the supporters of Pierce.
There was much subdued excitement in chapel the next morning, and Dr. Fillmore made a reference to the events of the night before.
That is to say, this is the object of those who have managed the Philadelphia Convention, and nominated Mr. Fillmore.