iana, Secretary of the Interior, and Ed. Bates, of Missouri, Attorney General.
The following sketches of these gentlemen will be interesting at this time:
Wm. R. Seward, Secretary of State.
Mr. Seward was born in Orange county, in the State of New York, on the 16th of May, 1861. He was educated at Union College, in New YorMr. Seward was born in Orange county, in the State of New York, on the 16th of May, 1861. He was educated at Union College, in New York, and took the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1820, and of Master of Arts in 1824.-- in the age of 21 he established himself at Auburn in the profession of the law, and soon required a lucrative and extending practice.--Early in his public and professional life he traveled in the Southern slave States, and is supposed to have form the State of New York, in opposition to Mr. William L. the then Governor, and, later, the distinguished Secretary of State of the U. States.
on this occasion Mr. Seward was defeated by a majority of nearly 10,000. In 1839, his party becoming bolder and stronger, he was triumphantly elected, in opposition to Mr. Mar the majority