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Doc. 4.--speech of Senator Seward, New York, Dec. 22. Fellow-citizens: My friend, Mr. Evarts, I believe, is acting as Chairman of Committee here, or President, or something of that sort — I do not exactly understand what. Coming a stranger as I do to the Astor House [laughter] I am put under duresse as soon as I get here, and am brought down from my own private room to this place. That is all I know about myself or you either [laughter]; but I find you here, and Mr. Evarts with his malleMr. Evarts with his mallet in his hand. I suppose it means that he is something like a presiding officer or speaker, or something of that kind. Mr. Draper has intimated to me that you're all Yankees, [A voice--Yes, we are, ] and I thought it as likely as not that you were. Therefore, I suppose that I might as well set all doubt about myself at rest at once, and anticipate all your inquiries. I left Auburn this morning at 9 o'clock, after breakfast; I got here at rather a late hour, for rather a late dinner. [A voic
was then put in nomination, and acceded to:-- Vice-Presidents. W. B. Astor, Greene C. Bronson, Peter Cooper, W. M. Evarts, W. C. Bryant, Pelatiah Perit, Geo. Bancroft, John A. King, Moses Taylor, James Boorman, Stewart Brown, darken the horizon, and ever continue to protect the majestic fabric of American Union and nationality. Speech of Wm. M. Evarts. Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen: I regard this as a business meeting commencing the greatest transaction that this genlowing letter was here read, from James T. Brady: United States Circuit Court, Philadelphia, April 19, 1861. Wm. M. Evarts, Esq. :--My Dear Sir — I have been in this city since Saturday, engaged as counsel in a case, the trial of which is pmmittee of Finance: Moses Taylor, Moses H. Grinnell, Royal Phelps, William E. Dodge, Greene C. Bronson, William M. Evarts, John J. Cisco, James T. Brady, Simeon Draper, James S. Wadsworth, Isaac Bell, James Boorman, Abiel A.
titioners, both grandsons of Noah Webster, Charles C. and W. W. Fowler, contributed $25 each. The subscription having reached near $20,000, it was suggested that the amount must be made to equal that of the merchants, and a new enthusiasm was aroused, and soon the amount reached over $25,000. Mr. Busteed said that so far as the action of the merchants was concerned, he had been informed by Mr. Wm. G. Lambert that the honored merchants of New York, as the result of the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce, had written to the President that they would furnish him with a hundred millions of dollars if it was necessary (loud cheers,) and that to sustain the Government, they had pledged themselves as sacredly as had the Fathers of the Revolution. It was announced, also, that Mr. Birney, of the firm of Birney & Prentice, was also raising a regiment, and had been commissioned. Mr. Evarts made a similar statement in reference to the Hon. Daniel E. Sickles.--N. Y. Tribune, April 23.
The following is a list of the field, staff, and line officers: field officers :--Colonel, William Wilson; Lieut.-Col., John Creighton; Major, William B. Newby. Staff officers:--Adjutant, J. J. Heary; Quartermaster, M. E. Bradley; Surgeon, P. B. Peace; Assistant Surgeon, Edward Lynch. Company A--Captain, Burgess; 1st Lieut., Latham; Ensign, Cox. Company B--Captain, A. T. Whiting; Ensign, Vangieson. Company C--Captain, R. H. Hazeltine; 1st Lieut., R. Baily; Ensign, M. Hanham. Company D--Captain, Patrick Duffy; 1st Lieut., Haggerty; Ensign, Enwhistle. Company E--Captain, Dufraine; 1st Lieut., Roddy; Ensign, Matthews. Company F--Captain, Norman; 1st Lieut., Heary; Ensign, Barker. Company G--Captain, Dobie; 1st Lieut., D'Orville; Ensign, Black. Company H--Captain, Peter Duffy; 1st Lieut., Clapp; Ensign, Evarts. Company I--Captain, McCormick; 1st Lieut., Kauffman; Ensign, Spence. Company K--Captain, Hoelzle; 1st Lieut., Silloway; Ensign, Kraehl.--N. Y. Herald, June 14.