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Thursday, January 17, 1861.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln announces selection of Judge Edward Bates of Missouri and Senator William H. Seward (N.Y.) for cabinet. No further selections will be made until he arrives in Washington. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 17 January 1861, 2:1.

[A Republican who has just returned from Maryland reports that 10,000 men have been secretly organized in Maryland and Virginia to prevent the inauguration of Lincoln. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 17 January 1861, 2:4.]