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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 584 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 298 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 112 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 76 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 72 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 62 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 62 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 52 0 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 50 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 46 0 Browse Search
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ngth of the document the call was withdrawn, the communication laid on the table, and 1,000 copies ordered to be printed. Several communications from Gov. Letcher were received. The first transmitted a communication from the Governor of Maine concerning the adoption of a decimal system of weights and measures. Laid on the table and ordered to be printed. The second contained a preamble and resolutions concerning the present crisis, adopted by the Legislature of New Jersey. e military defences, at the city of Wheeling. Decimal Currency — Weights and Measures A letter was read from the Governor, in which he said: "I transmit herewith a communication from His Excellency, Israel Washburne, Jr., Governor of the State of Maine, and sundry resolutions, in relation to an uniform decimal system of weights, measures and currencies." The preamble states that there now exists throughout the civilized world divers unequal, incongruous, and inconvenient systems of we
te, on Saturday, a financial estimate, accompanied by his views as to the proper mode of supplying any deficiency that may exist in the Treasury on the30th of September next. The Governor also sent in a communication received by him from the State of Maine, concerning the adoption of a decimal system of weights, measures and currencies; also, resolutions concerning the present crisis, adopted by the Legislature of New Jersey. A number of local bills were reported. The bill amending the charteR. Anderson & Co. Resolutions were offered for changing the General Election law; and for erecting a fort or other suitable military defences, at the city of Wheeling. Communications were sent in by the Governor from the States of New Jersey and Maine. Sundry bills were advanced to their engrossment. The bill concerning the sale of the James River and Kanawha Canal to the French Company will no doubt be considered during the present week, members of both Houses showing, by their votes, an ev