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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 263 263 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 98 98 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 42 42 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 40 40 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 33 33 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 26 26 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 23 23 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 23 23 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 21 21 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 18 18 Browse Search
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General Scott on military discipline. --The following is a copy of a letter written by General Scott to Mr. Fillmore, in 1847: "Headquarters of the Army, "Mexico, 1847. "My Dear Sir --I have received the two letters (one from the Rev. M. Angler, and the other signed by Mr. Van Wyck,) asking, on several grounds, the discharge of Jas. Thompson, a private in the second Artillery. "First--He has since his enlistment reformed his habits. This is an argument in favor of his se1847. "My Dear Sir --I have received the two letters (one from the Rev. M. Angler, and the other signed by Mr. Van Wyck,) asking, on several grounds, the discharge of Jas. Thompson, a private in the second Artillery. "First--He has since his enlistment reformed his habits. This is an argument in favor of his serving out his time, lest he should relapse, if discharged, before confirmed in his reformation. Military discipline highly favors reformation. "Second--He has become pious. This makes him at once a better soldier and better man, and fortunately we are not without many pious officers and men in our ranks; but, "Third--It is alleged he has imbibed conscientious scruples against performing military duty. If the man be mad, he can be discharged on a surgeon's certificate to that effect; b