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[663] suffering soldiers in hospitals in and near the city, the names, company, regiment, residence, hospital, date of admission, wound, disease, and final disposition of every soldier who was admitted within their wards, numbering 91,609 soldiers.

The number of soldiers received and entertained upon their return from the war, was 34,383.

The total number of sick, wounded, enfeebled, discharged, furloughed, and passing soldiers, aided and provided for, was 490,661.

Marvelle W. Cooper, Esq., the energetic treasurer of the association, whose hearty and sympathetic action was so strongly enlisted for its welfare, reports the amount of its expenditures in the forty-two months, $60,518.29; being an average per month of $1,440.91.

Colonel Howe also acknowledges the attention of the United-States Sanitary Commission throughout the war to the interests of the association, and their final action in assuming its debts, amounting to $7,307.04.

He also adds, that to mention all to whom the association was specially indebted for their active assistance in accomplishing such results, and to measure out to each his adequate portion of thanks, would be altogether impossible; but he places upon record, in the most earnest manner, an acknowledgment of constant obligation to the Young Men's Night-watchers' Association, R. B. Lockwood, Esq., President, who maintained during four entire years their most commendable organization, having never permitted a night to pass without two of their number watching as faithful nurses at the bedsides of our brave defenders.

To Mrs. E. A. Russell, the matron, are tendered the fullest and warmest thanks in behalf of the many thousand sufferers whom she has relieved; also to Dr. Everett Herrick, whose unremitting care and marked skill were exhibited in his attendance at the hospital.

To S. E. Low, the former treasurer, whose protracted absence from the city made his resignation necessary, but by whose ability, prudence, and systematic care the financial concerns were so successfully managed, the association is much

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