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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
McClellan for peace. [from the Baltimore sun, January 11, 1904.] For the restoration of the Union against the political Horde at Washington. [The following is of interest in connection with the preceding articles.—Ed.] The following communication addressed to a gentleman in Baltimore, makes a very interesting contribution to the political history of the Civil War to the effect that General McClellan in 1862 sought an interview with General Lee with the supposed purpose of making peace over the heads of the governments at Washington and Richmond: Bishop's house, 222 east Harris street, Savannah, Ga., January 3, 1904. My dear friend,—Your letter of the 1st instant to hand. My recollection of the conversation to which you refer is clear. General Longstreet told me more than once that immediately after the battle at Sharpsburg, or Antietam, while he was in General Lee's tent, the General handed him a letter which he had just received from General McClellan, the comm
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 13., The Congregational Church of West Medford. (search)
mber 9. On that date the committee asked for further time. In the midst of these proceedings Mr. Clancy resigned, to accept a call from a larger church, the St. Lawrence Congregational of Portland, Me. Reluctant to part with him, we yet bade him God-speed to that promising field. He was dismissed by council November 17, 1903. He had baptized forty-eight infants and twenty-three adults, and welcomed to our communion ninety-six, sixty by letter and thirty-six upon confession. On January 11, 1904, the church voted, and on January 18 the society concurred in extending a call to Rev. Burt Leon Yorke, and he was installed on April 12, by council of twenty pastors and twenty delegates, representing twenty-four churches. Rev. Stephen A. Norton of Woburn was moderator, Rev. Walter H. Rollins of Wilmington was scribe, Rev. H. H. French, D. D., of Malden offered the installing prayer, Rev. Frank K. Sanders, D. D., of Yale University, preached the sermon. On January 18, 1904, the com