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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 20 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 15 1 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 8 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 8 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 6 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 4 0 Browse Search
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First Regiment of Massachusetts Cavalry, in August, 1861, when Colonel Ritchie became senior aid, and John Quincy Adams, of Quincy, was appointed to fill the vacancy. Massachusetts was represented in the Thirty-sixth Congress, which ended March 4, 1861, by Charles Sumner and Henry Wilson, in the Senate, and by Thomas D. Elliot, James Buffinton, Charles Francis Adams, Alexander H. Rice, Anson Burlingame, John B. Alley, Daniel W. Gooch, Charles R. Train, Eli Thayer, Charles Delano, and Henry L. Dawes, in the House of Representatives. Before the war, and during the war, Mr. Sumner was chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Wilson of the Militia and Military Affairs, two of the most important committees of that body, which positions they now hold. In the Thirty-seventh Congress, which terminated March 4, 1863, Benjamin F. Thomas succeeded Mr. Adams, who resigned his seat upon receiving the appointment of Minister to England, Samuel Hooper succeeded Mr. Burlingame,
in the nomination of a State ticket in the election in November, representative men of both the Republican and Democratic parties should be placed upon it. The Republican Convention met at Worcester, on the first day of October, of which Hon. Henry L. Dawes was chosen President. On taking the chair, he made an eloquent speech, in which he recommended that a liberal policy be pursued in making nominations, and carrying on the war. He paid a well-deserved tribute to the Boston Morning Post, th stirring eloquence along the ranks of the army of the Union, from the ocean to the perilous front of the war, on the dark and bloody ground of Kentucky or the battle-fields of Missouri. This speech was the key-note to the convention. When Mr. Dawes concluded his speech, John A. Andrew was nominated by acclamation, and without opposition, for re-election. A motion was then made to have a ballot for Lieutenant-Governor. Thomas Russell, Esq., of Boston, moved to amend the motion, that a co
eady been enlisted for it, it is the wish of His Excellency that you would show this letter to Mr. Dawes, and that he and you should see Colonel Fry or the Secretary of War, and have the decision of read. As yet we have not made the decision of Colonel Fry known, and will not until you and Mr. Dawes shall have seen Colonel Fry and the Secretary of War. Please give your earliest attention to g, made the following indorsement:— Read, approved, and the attention of Messrs. Alley and Dawes is specially called to this matter. All such affairs are immensely injurious to recruiting, and. The Governor requested the Adjutant-General to write again to Mr. Alley to thank him and Mr. Dawes for their efforts to induce the Secretary of War to change his decision. The letter said,— o have enlisted in good faith, it is a matter of great importance. Please show this letter to Mr. Dawes and to our Senators, if you think proper; and if the subject is thought by you of sufficient i