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ter Governor Andrew's inauguration, and a day or two after the Speaker had announced the standing committees; which was in effect, that it is the universal sentiment of the people of Massachusetts, that the President should enforce the execution of the laws of the United States, defend the Union, protect national property; and, to this end, the State cheerfully tenders her entire means, civil and military, to enable him to do so. This was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Jan. 12. Mr. Slocum, of Grafton, offered a resolution, directing the Committee on the Militia to inquire whether the militia laws of this State were in accordance with the Constitution and laws of the United States. In the Senate, Jan. 14, the Committee on the Militia reported a bill of three sections to increase the volunteer force, which was discussed on the 15th and 16th, and finally recommitted to the committee, together with all the amendments that had been proposed. On the same day (14t
in a publication like this. We have given only those relating to matters of general interest, which we have abridged from seven volumes, each containing upwards of four hundred letters, and which relate to every conceivable subject connected with the war, and the civil policy of the State. In the Adjutant-General's office, an equal number were written, of which we can refer only to a few, to illustrate some of the difficulties against which the State officers had to contend. On the 12th of January, the Adjutant-General, by direction of the Governor, wrote to Mr. Gooch, member of Congress, calling his attention to the case of David E. Goodfellow, an enlisted man in the Twenty-first Regiment, who had served under General Burnside in the capture of Roanoke Island, Beaufort, and Newbern, N. C. In January, 1862, he had been detailed by General Burnside to help lay a railroad-track at Annapolis, Md., a business which he was acquainted with. He remained faithful to his duty until he w
wledging your gift, as I do every contribution that may conduce in any way to the welfare, the comfort, or the amusement of our soldiers in camp or in the hospitals, I have the honor to be, &c. John A. Andrew. Complaints were made in January, that the men in camp at Long Island suffered severely from the cold, and that many of them were frost-bitten. The State paymaster, Edward P. Bond, was directed by the Governor to ascertain whether the complaints were true, and report. On the 12th of January, Mr. Bond having visited the island, and examined into the matter, reported that he was satisfied that there was not the slightest truth in the stories. Since the winter commenced, the only case of frost-biting has been that of a man who was detailed as cook, and, living in a room by himself, suffered his fires to go out, and, in consequence, had his toes slightly bitten. He reported himself at the hospital, and an hour's application of cold water cured him. The guards are changed