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"what's in a name"?

--A correspondent of the Constitutionalist says:

‘ "Congress has passed a joint resolution of thanks to General R. M. Gano, for services in the Cherokee Nation, including the capture of large wagon trains, stores, prisoners, etc., and the official record spells his name "Guano"--that's rather rich, and might fertilize a joke; but, then, the General is used to such outrages upon his patronymic. I remember, when he was the gallant commander of the Third Kentucky cavalry, that he made a list of twenty-three different ways in which his name had been spelled; but he never imagined that it would come to "guano." Pray do no let us have it so on his tombstone."

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