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00. The Hon. John Slosson said he had equipped his only son and sent him on to the field. The firm of Schell; Slosson, & Hutchins had contributed $500, to which he would add $100 for himself. He had also three nephews in the service. Richard Busteed had equipped a nephew and an adopted son, who were now on their way to the scene of conflict. In addition, he subscribed $350. E. W. Chester said he had not $500 to contribute, but his partner had gone with the 71st Regiment, leaving hisd W. W. Fowler, contributed $25 each. The subscription having reached near $20,000, it was suggested that the amount must be made to equal that of the merchants, and a new enthusiasm was aroused, and soon the amount reached over $25,000. Mr. Busteed said that so far as the action of the merchants was concerned, he had been informed by Mr. Wm. G. Lambert that the honored merchants of New York, as the result of the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce, had written to the President that they w