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Doc. 135. retirement of General Scott. Resolution of the New York Chamber of commerce. At a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, held November 7th, 1861, the following resolutions, introduced by Mr. Denning Duer, were unanimously adopted: Resolved, That the Chamber of Commerce, at this its first meeting after the retirement of Lieutenant-General Scott from the command of the army of the United States, desires to join its voice to that of the constituted authorities of the nation and of the people at large, in bearing testimony to the signal services of Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, and to his illustrious example as a man, a soldier, and a citizen, through a period of more than half a century. In war always successful; in adverse circumstances never discouraged; in the moment of victory never unduly elated; provident of the blood of the soldiers, and steadily set against any self-aggrandizement at the cost of a single life unnecessarily hazarded