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sum of three million, six hundred thousand dollars for war purposes, and offered to the secretary of the treasury to take, with the banks of New York and Philadelphia, their share of one hundred and fifty million dollars in treasury notes. Secretary Chase said that when the credit of the government needed the support of some great financial leader, he found it in Mr. Samuel Hooper of Boston, to whom I am indebted, he said, for more assistance than any other man in the country. He also said, upreme command he had neither mental calibre nor equipoise. Self-sufficing stood instead of self-reliance. (Dodge's Bird's Eye View, p 134.) Few personal revelations in the war are more remarkable than a letter written by General Hooker to Secretary Chase (after the battle of Lookout Mountain), in which he accuses Grant of false despatches, Meade of utter incapacity, and predicts of Sherman, He will never be successful. Please remember what I tell you. (Official War Records, 55, p. 339.) Fo