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received bythe Governor extracts reception of the dead bodies of the killed inBaltimore Mr. Crowninshield goes abroad to buy arms Ex-Governorboutwell sent to Washington letter of John M. Forbes to Mr. Felton letter to General Wool to Rev. Dr. Stearns to Robert M. Mason offer of a Ship-load of ice purchase of the Cambridge provisions sentto Fortress Monroe and Washington Governor to President Lincoln Attorney-General Foster the ladies of Cambridge call for three Yearsvolunteers laccount passed to-day by the Council. The Council approved Mr. Stone's account, and voted to pay him seventy-five dollars for his services, which he declined to receive, as he intended his services to be gratuitous. April 29.—Governor to Rev. Dr. Stearns, President of Amherst College: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter concerning the three young gentlemen, students of Amherst College,—Mr. James A. Rhea and Mr. Joseph B. Rhea, of Blountville, Tenn., and Mr. William A.
h Carolina and Florida, headquarters at Hilton Head; one for Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama, headquarters at Nashville, Tenn. These agents were to be styled assistant provost-marshals of Massachusetts; they were to have the sole charge of recruiting men in their several departments, and were to report the names of the recruits to Colonel Day. The same order designated Colonel Charles R. Codman of Boston, Colonel D. Waldo Lincoln of Worcester, Colonel Charles H. Dalton of Boston, Major George L. Stearns of Medford, and David H. Mason, Esq., of Newton, as commissioners of recruitment, charged with the duty of promoting and securing the interests and rights of the cities, wards, and towns, in obtaining, apportioning, and crediting the men thus recruited. Joseph Ricketson, Esq., of New Bedford, was appointed secretary of this board. The order also provided, that any gentleman in the Commonwealth, who deposited $125 in the State treasury, could have a recruit placed to his credit, wh