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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 40 2 Browse Search
John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights 38 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: March 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], The last day of the U. S. Congress. (search)
Horrible purposes of the party in power. The Richmond Examiner says that an incorrect and imperfect statement of a conversation between Dr. Wirt, of Westmoreland, and Salmon P. Chase, the new supposed Secretary of the Treasury, the strongest will and leading spirit of Lincoln's Cabinet, having appeared in the telegraphic reports of a morning paper, the gentleman to whom the following letter is addressed desires to make public this full and authentic statement of that conversation. It flats like a pencil of light on the whole proceedings of the new party in power. "I have been anxious to communicate the substance of a conversation held by Dr. Wirt, (my brother-in-law,) with ex-Gov. Chase, of Ohio, in Washington, on the evening of Friday, the 15th February. He called upon Chase and expressed a hope that as he would probably be in Lincoln's Cabinet, he would use his influence to preserve peace in the South, and not attempt to reinforce or retake the Southern forts; and Chase
United States Senate yesterday, confirmed the following appointments by Mr. Lincoln, of members of his Cabinet: W. H. Seward, of New York, Secretary of State; Salmon P. Chase, of Ohio, Secretary of the Treasury; Simon Cameron, of Pennsylvania, Secretary of War; Montgomery Blair, of Maryland, Postmaster General; Gideon Wells, Secrete House of representatives, he was, in 1849, elected to the of the United States for six years.--He gave so much satisfaction that he was elected in 1855. S. P. Chase, Secretary of Treasury. Salmon Portland Chase was born at Corn- N. H., on the opposite bank of the Connecticut river from Windsor, Vt., in the year . When nSalmon Portland Chase was born at Corn- N. H., on the opposite bank of the Connecticut river from Windsor, Vt., in the year . When nine years of age his father died, and three years after this bereavement, in the young Chase was found at the seminary in Worthington, Ohio, then conducted by the Venerable Bishop Philander Chase, his uncle. Here he remained until Bishop Chase accepted the Presidency of Cincinnati College, and was entered there. After a year's re
Mr. Lincoln's Cabinet. Washington, March 5. --The Senate, during a secret session of an hour and a half to-day, confirmed the following Cabinet appointments, submitted by Mr. Lincoln: Secretary of State--Wm. H. Seward, of New York. Secret'y of the Treasury — Salmon P. Chase, of Ohio. Secretary of War--Simon Cameron, of Pa. Secretary of the Navy--Gideon Wells, of Ct. Postmaster General--Montgomery Blair, of Maryland. Secretary of the Interior--C. B. Smith, of Indiana. Attorney General--Edward Bates, of Mo. The vote was unanimous for all the appointments except Bates and Blair. In their cases four or five votes were cast against each, because the Republicans were unwilling that any representatives from slave States should get into the Cabinet. A large crowd assembled around the doors, anxious to hear the result of the Executive session.