my notes, upon a sheet bearing evidence that they were written in the order in which I received the application.
I copy them precisely as they were written in the spring of 1861:
William B. Williams, Quarter-Master-Sergeant, .Cadets.
Dr. Luther Parks, Surgeon.
Charles E. Parker, Norfolk House.
Dr. John McLean, Roxbury.
Dr. H. B. Bryant, Tremont Club.
Dr. Hall Curtis, 85 Beacon Street.
Dr. L. M. Sargent.
E. C. Saltmarsh (has a company), 4 Cornhill Square.
C. R. Mudge, 45 Sung letter, became himself, for his friend, an applicant for a commission in our regiment.
The letter is as follows:--
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Department, Council Chamber, Boston, April 19, 1861.
My dear Colonel,--Dr. Luther Parks, Jr., of Boston, an old friend of mine, wishes active service in his profession.
He is a zealous and noble man. Can you appoint him?
Yours truly, J. A. Andrew.
At later dates, and on four other occasions, did Governor Andrew make pers