EX-MEMBER OF CONGRESS.
The Famous Rail-Splitter-The Tremendous Rush for
Office-Anger against McClellan-An Inveterate
Story-Teller-Why John C. Fremont was not Ap-
pointed-Relations with Secretary Stanton-A
Characteristic Anecdote-Unpopular with People
and Congress in 1863-How Music Affected Lin-
coln-His Great Respect for Horace Greeley-A
Man of no Resentments-Opposed to the Proclama-
tion of Emancipation-Issued the Proclamation Re-
luctantly-The Demand for the Proclamation Irre-
sistible-Father Abraham his Proper Title
EX-GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK.
Dissatisfaction of Thurlow Weed-Not a Successful Im-
promptu Speaker-Did not know where Sherman
would come out "The Governor has a Pretty
Good Case "-" On to Richmond "-Providence
and General McClellan-A Grasp on Truth and
HON. J. P. USHER,
EX-SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.
Lincoln believed in Protection-A Distinction and a
Difference-Douglas Faithful to the Union-De-
serving Davis-The Tribune Assails Lincoln-The
Union before Everything-Horace Greeley's Advice
-Overlooking the Deity-Not to be Bullied by
Congress-Cabinet Differences-He Never did De-
spair of the Union-His Faith in Grant.....