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lliam Gray and Gardner Brewer each giving the former sum. The Boston banks offered to loan the State, without security, the 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, I sent the first treasury note that was ever signed to Mr. Edward Wallace of Salisbury, Mass., in recognition of his having been the first man in the country to offer a loan to the government without interest. Drs. George H. Lyman and Wm. J. Dale at once organized a medical department, which maintained its efficiency to the very end of the war. Schouler, I, 54. The for