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ayer, 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, who was appointed Minister to China, and Goldsmith F. Bailey succeeded Mr. Thayer. In the Thirty-eighth Congress, which terminated March 4th, 1865, Oakes Ames succeeded Mr. Buffinton, George S. Boutwell Mr. Train, James D. Baldwin Mr. Bailey, (deceased) and William B. Washburn Mr. Delano. In the Thirty-ninth Congress, Mr. Gooch having accepted a government appointment, Ex-Governor Banks was elected to fill the vacancy. These Congresses extend over the
the Governor; but as there was no provision, in the militia law, by which material aid could be given by the State, the Governor wrote to the Secretary of War on behalf of the project. On the 19th, thirty thousand dollars was subscribed by a few gentlemen in Boston, as a fund to organize a volunteer regiment, which was subsequently raised, and known as the Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. The subscription paper was headed by David Sears, James Lawrence, Thomas Lee, Samuel Hooper, George O. Hovey, and Mrs. William Pratt, each of whom subscribed one thousand dollars. The call for troops, and their organization and equipment, rendered a division of military duties, and the enlargement of the staff of the Governor, a necessity. By law, the Adjutant-General, in time of peace, was Inspector-General and acting Quartermaster-General of the Commonwealth. In time of war, the triple duties of these offices could not be performed by one person; and therefore Colonel Jo
Chapter 8: The proclamation of freedom — colored regiments letter to Samuel Hooper the California Battalion meeting of the Legislature, January, 1863 organization address of the Governor delay of the Government in paying the soldiers the commission of Mr. Crowninshield his claim notallowed reports of the Adjutant, Surgeon, and Quartermaster generals abstract of military laws letter to Hon. Thomas D. Eliot Westernsanitary commission confidential letter to General Hookerrst that were organized in any of the loyal States, and sent them forth into the war, armed and equipped in the best manner, and officered by the best men who had served in the volunteer army. On the twenty-seventh day of December, 1862, Hon. Samuel Hooper, a member of Congress from this State, wrote to the Governor for his opinion in regard to the national finances: to which he replied, Jan. 5, that he did not consider himself qualified to express a definite opinion on the subject. On the c
Governor to Lewis Hayden from Miss Upham soldier's scrap-book letter to Samuel Hooper sale of Heavy Ordnance the condition of our defences Colonel Ritchie in t lady's industrious zeal. On the 5th of January, the Governor wrote to Samuel Hooper, member of Congress from this State, that he had been informed that the chithe President, and he had taken offence at it. Mr. Stanton also complained to Mr. Hooper, member of Congress, that the Governor had delayed sending forward the heavy artillery companies. On the 3d of May, the Governor addressed a letter to Mr. Hooper, in which he says,— Mr. Stanton is utterly and entirely mistaken in sayingand so they continued until the end of the war. The letter of the Governor to Mr. Hooper was written on the same day that General Grant commenced his memorable march e Rapidan towards Richmond. On the 7th of May, the Governor telegraphed to Mr. Hooper, House of Representatives, Washington,— General Schouler reports that h
es. On the 21st of June, a meeting was held in Faneuil Hall, to consider the question of the re-organization of the Rebel States, at which Theophilus Parsons, Professor in Cambridge Law School, presided; and speeches were made by Mr. Parsons, Richard H. Dana, Jr., Henry Ward Beecher, S. C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas, and George B. Loring, of Salem. Letters were also read from Governor Andrew, Alexander H. Bullock of Worcester, Charles G. Loring, Alexander H. Rice and Samuel Hooper of Boston, and Benjamin F. Butler of Lowell. The letter of Governor Andrew, which contained the views he then entertained, and which he adhered to during the remainder of his life, upon a subject of such engrossing interest and importance, cannot fail to be read with interest at this and in all succeeding time. We therefore quote from this letter as follows:— It is not my belief that in any one of the seceding States the time has yet arrived when its State government can be re-