Excerpt from Proceedings of a Meeting of Senators, Representatives, and Citizens: Held in the Reception Room of the United States Senate Chamber, in Memory of Hon. Thomas Corwin, Washington, D. C., December 19, 1866 Agreeably to notice, Senators Representatives and many distinguished citizens met on Tuesday, December 19, 1865, at 3 p.m., in the large reception room of the Senate Chamber, for the purpose of testifying their deep sorrow at the death of the Hon. Thomas Corwin, late a United States Senator, member of the lower House, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico, and Governor of Ohio. Among the honorable gentlemen present, were: Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice of the United States; Noah H. Swayne, Justice Supreme Court United States; Wm. H. Seward, Secretary of State for the United States; William Dennison, Postmaster General; Hons. Reverdy Johnson, of Md.; Garrett Davis and James Guthrie, of Ky.; Benj. F. Wade, John Sherman, of Ohio; together with many other Senators, members of the House, officers of the volunteer and regular army, attaches of foreign embassies and other officials. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.