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The Daily Dispatch: December 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], The late
The late Mr. Corwin. This gentleman, who died in Washington on Monday, was in his sixty-ninth year. He was born in Kentucky (whither his father had moved from New Jersey) in 1794. The family soon afterwards moved to Ohio. Mr. Corwin had filled the most responsible public stations in Ohio, including that of Governor. He had been a member of each of the Houses of Congress, and filled the office of Secretary of the Treasury under Mr. Fillmore. Mr. Lincoln appointed him Minister to Mexico, where he remained until Maximilian arrived, when he came home on leave of absence. Since then he has been engaged in his profession of lawyer. It was alleged that he also undertook the business of "pardon broker." Mr. Corwin was a man of more than ordinary ability amongst the representative men of the country. He excelled in humor and playful satire. He employed this talent very successfully in answer to Mr. Crary, of Michigan, who, during the Harrison Presidential campaign, who, during th