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with whom she is associated, for presents of needle-books and handkerchiefs for the soldiers. May 24, 1861.—Governor writes to Lieutenant Amory, U. S. A., mustering officer at Boston, Whatever rations, clothing, &c., you may want for the soldiers, after they are mustered in, will be furnished upon proper requisitions. The same day, he writes to A. W. Campbell, of Wheeling, Va., inclosing an order passed by the Executive Council, loaning that city two thousand muskets. He writes to William Robinson, of Baltimore, Md.,— I have gratefully received, and desire cordially to acknowledge your very kind letter, concerning the fate and last days of poor Needham, of Lawrence, Mass. Allow me also to render to you my thanks in behalf of those most nearly related to the young man, as well as in behalf of all my people, for your Christian, brotherly conduct towards the strangers who fell in your way, rendering the offices of a good Samaritan. I have sent a copy of your letter to the Ma
e for the care of the men the office in Washington Colonel Gardinertufts, Mrs. Jennie L. Thomas, Robert C. Carson, William Robinson, appointedAgents visits of the Adjutant-General, Colonel Ritchie, and Colonel Johnq. Adams, to the front report tsissippi and Louisiana will never be forgotten by them. Agencies were also formed in Baltimore and Philadelphia. William Robinson was appointed to take charge of the first named, and Robert C. Carson of the last. Mr. Robinson had been kind to ouMr. Robinson had been kind to our soldiers who were wounded on the 19th of April; and Mr. Carson had been distinguished for his attention to our men on their way to the front, and on their return, while in Philadelphia. Mr. Robinson died before the close of the war; Mr. Carson wasMr. Robinson died before the close of the war; Mr. Carson was appointed assistant quartermaster-general, and commissioned by the Governor lieutenant-colonel. These two agencies were of much assistance to the State authorities, and of material service in many ways, especially as useful auxiliaries to the two g
e Massachusetts volunteer and militia corps organized and serving during the past year. He speaks of it as forming an interesting and honorable record. Of the Surgeon-General's report he says,— I venture to mention, as of special interest, the wise and suggestive report of the Surgeon-General, to whose intelligent and humane administration of his bureau I confess a constant obligation. He also speaks in terms of praise of our agents, Robert R. Corson, of Philadelphia, and William Robinson, of Baltimore, gentlemen who have rendered good service in the care of sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals, and soldiers falling into distress or want. These gentlemen's names had been inadvertently omitted in the Adjutant-General's report. He also refers to the services rendered by Colonels Howe and Tufts, Massachusetts agents at New York and Washington, of whom we have spoken in preceding pages, and whose services will ever be remembered with gratitude by a humane and Christian p
Boston, Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24, 1864, giving a detailed and interesting statement of the manner in which this fund was expended. Five hundred dollars were given to Colonel Frank E. Howe, to provide dinners to the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals in and near New York, and at his agency; to Colonel Robert R. Corson, Massachusetts State agent at Philadelphia, for the five hundred sick and wounded Massachusetts soldiers in the hospitals in that city, three hundred dollars; to William Robinson, Massachusetts agent at Baltimore, for the one hundred and forty sick and wounded Massachusetts soldiers in hospitals in that city, one hundred dollars; to United-States Surgeon Vanderkift, at Annapolis, Md., for the one hundred and fifty sick and wounded Massachusetts soldiers at that place, one hundred dollars; and to Surgeon Hagar, at Point Lookout, Md., for the same purpose, one hundred and twenty-five dollars. Three hundred dollars' worth of poultry was also sent to the camp at Rea