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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 24, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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e commercial marine, and especially the California treasure ships, then on their way to this coast. I also directed the commandant of the Navy Yard as Boston to purchase or charter, and arm as quickly as possible, five steamships for purposes of public defence. I directed the commandant of the Navy-Yard at Philadelphia to purchase or charter and arm an equal number for the same purpose. I directed the commandant at New York to purchase or charter and arm an equal number. I directed commander Gillies to purchase or charter and arm and put to sea two other vessels. Similar directions were given to Commodore Dupont, with a view to the opening of passages by water to and from the capital. I directed the several officers to take the advice and obtain the aid and efficient services in the matter of his Excellency, Edwin. D. Morgan, the Governor of New York, or, in his absence, George D. Morgan, William M. Evarts, R. M. Blatchford, and Moses H. Grinnell, who were, by my directions