purchase arms, writes to the Governor, I am detained till this forenoon for despatches from the British minister.
I learn that he has telegraphed to Halifax for a fleet to go to Washington to protect him and save the archives of their Government.
I believe it.
Before leaving New York, Mr. Boutwell succeeded in obtaining an order from General Wool upon the ordnance officer at the United-States Arsenal at Watertown, for four thousand stand of arms.
These arms were what were known as the Windsor rifle, and had the sword bayonet.
Upon the receipt of Mr. Boutwell's telegram to forward provisions to General Butler at Annapolis by armed steamer, Governor Andrew consulted John M. Forbes, and put the matter in his charge.
On the afternoon of the same day, he addressed the following letter to Governor Andrew:—
Boston, April 25, 1861. To His Excellency Governor Andrew.
Sir,—Having reference to the letter of Hon. George S. Boutwell, I beg leave to say, that, after you showed it me
d Harvard Memorial Biographies, 242; refers to Helen Hunt, 244-46; honors received, 252; at Mt. Auburn, 256, 257; and Thomas Hughes, 258, 259; and Woman's Suffrage, 263, 265, 270; and Emily Dickinson, 268; and Philological Convention, 271, 272; on T. G. Appleton, 272-74; in Europe in 1872, 275-77; in Chester, 275, 276; at London, 276, 277; in Europe in 1878, 278-302; at Aldershot review, 278, 279; in London, 279-83, 286-88, 294; in France, 283-85; at Reading, 285; at Oxford, 286, 290-92; at Windsor, 288; in Scotland, 293, 294; in Normandy, 297-99; in Germany, 300, 301; in Switzerland, 301,302; in Europe in 1897, 303, 304; in England, 303; in London, 303; in Paris, 303; in Scotland, 304; in Europe in 1901, 304-20; in Tangier, 304-08; in Granada, 308, 309; in Italy, 309-16; in Venice, 314-16; in the Tyrol, 316-18; in English Lake region, 319, 320; returns to Cambridge to live, 321; effects of Civil War, 322, 323; and Matthew Arnold, 323, 324; and Cleveland campaign, 324, 325; at home of
Peregrine Bingham, author of Treatise on the Law of Infancy and Coverture.
He invited Sumner to dine in Dec., 1838, at 34 Mecklenburgh Square; and on another occasion when Charles Austin was to be his guest. the reporter,—a most able man, and friend of Jeremy Bentham,—to meet Austin and some of the philosophical Radicals; to-morrow with Talbot,
John Chetwynd Talbot, 1806-1852.
He married a daughter of Lord Wharncliffe, and was Attorney-General to the Prince of Wales, and Recorder of Windsor. the son of Earl Talbot, to meet undoubtedly a Tory party; next day (being Sunday) to breakfast and pass the day with Roebuck, and to dine with Leader, the member for Westminster, to meet Lord Brougham and Roebuck; the next to dine with Sir Robert Inglis, the most distinguished Tory now in town; then with Sir Gregory Lewin; then with Cresswell, Theobald, Warren (Diary of a Physician), &c. I cannot content myself by a bare allusion to my dinner at Guildhall and to my day at Windsor.
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