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greeably to law. [Here followed the names.] City of Cambridge, March 19, 1861. I hereby signify my approval of the organization of the within company of volunteer militia, and my desire that the same may be sanctioned by the commander-in-chief. Jas. D. Green, Mayor. Executive Department, April 5, 1861. The Adjutant-General will issue the proper orders for the organization of a company under this petition. J. A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-Chief. Headquarters, Boston, April 9, 1861. I hereby certify that the within names are a correct copy of the original petition. Wm. Schouler, Adjutant-General. The signer of this call was a lawyer in Cambridge and captain of the Wide Awakes, a political organization. It is one of the many ties connecting this new contest with the Revolutionary traditions that his great-grandfather, Moses Richardson, was killed in one of the opening battles of the American Revolution. At the same time, writes he, I hung a flag from my