re will be few indeed who will insist that the decree which brings the connection to an end either could or ought to have been further deferred.
The interests of humanity have now become identified with the of our country, and this has reunited not from any infraction of constitutional restraints by the Government, but from persistent unconstitutional and factions proceedings of the insurgents who have opposed themselves to both.
I am, sir, your obed
William H. Seward.
Charles Francis Adam, Esq, &c.
Seward's Philosophy on the New York election.
Department of State. Washington Nov. 19. Sir:
--It is probable that the ground which the enemies of the Union in Europe will next assume, in prosecuting their war against it, will be an alleged defection of popular support of the Government at the elections recently held in the loyal States.
The reports of the results of these elections, in the forms adopted by the press, are calculated, though not designed to g