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 Then followed addresses by Rev. J. K. Gutheim, General George D. Johnston, and Rev. Dr. B. M. Palmer, which were in the happiest vein of these distinguished orators, and which we had purposed publishing in this number, but that the printer warns us that we will not have room. They will appear next month. The meeting was, in every way, a magnificent success, and its pecuniary results — a full statement of which we will publish in our next — were in the highest degree gratifying. Our especial thanks are tendered to the committee of ladies--Mrs. Percy Roberts, Mrs. Alfred Roman, Mrs. F. N. Ogden, Mrs. Francis T. Nicholls, Mrs. W. A. Johnson, Mrs. S. H. Boyd, and Miss Claudine Rhett--whose indifatigable labors were so essential to the success of the meeting--Judge Walter H. Rogers, who, to his reputation as a gallant soldier, now adds that of the able and pure jurist--ex-Governor F. T. Nicholls, the maimed veteran who serves his country and the cause of truth as faithfully now as when he followed the standard of Lee and Jackson--ex-President Davis, the able statesman, pure patriot and finished orator, who has always given to the Society his warm sympathy and ready help--Rev. J. K. Gutheim, who finds in the history of his Ancient People, Israel, an eloquent parallel in the history of the Confederacy--Rev. Dr. B. M. Palmer, who was the first President of the Society, and whose eloquent tongue has always been ready to plead the cause of historic truth--General F. N. Ogden, who kindly acted as treasurer for the ladies — the press of New Orleans, who have shown a ready zeal in the enterprise, which is highly appreciated, and many others, too numerous to mention, who contributed in various ways to the success of this grand meeting. We need scarcely add, that our accomplished and efficient General Agent, General George D. Johnston, deserves high praise for the untiring energy and wise tact with which he arranged for the meeting, and is following up the interest awakened in the great city of New Orleans in behalf of this Society, which found there its first home, and receives there a new “send off” on its career of usefulness in vindicating the name and fame of the land and cause we love so well.
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