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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 167 3 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 145 11 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 129 7 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 36 2 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 31 1 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 20 2 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 18 6 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 17 1 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 13 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 11 3 Browse Search
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General Butler, and cannot be communicated with. Dr. Howe has not arrived. The Cambridge arrived yesterday rt Monroe to bring on some heavy guns and shells. Dr. Howe arrived this morning, having been detained on the action and communication with the authorities. Dr. Howe prefers he should go on with the business, as he u can to forward the sale of the vessel; and he and Dr. Howe will advise with Mr. Lowell. Faithfully your Exrnor Andrew addressed the following letter to Dr. Samuel G. Howe:— Executive Department, Boston, May 2, 1861. To Dr. Samuel G. Howe, Boston. my dear Sir,—The Massachusetts Volunteer Militia now in the field demandiend and servant, John A. Andrew, Governor. Dr. Howe immediately entered upon his duties. Upon his retof humor and sarcasm running through the report of Dr. Howe, such as might have been expected from a gentleman on the field. A brave and generous gentleman! Dr. Howe's report is too long to quote entire. It contains
common spirit, to effect a result which was creditable to Massachusetts. Yours faithfully and respectfully, John A. Andrew, To Dr. G. H. Lyman. At the beginning of the war, a memorial was addressed to the Governor, signed by Drs. James Jackson, George Hayward, and S. D. Townsend, asking that none but well-qualified and competent surgeons should receive medical appointments. The memorial was favorably regarded by the Governor; and he appointed Drs. Hayward, Townsend, John Ware, Samuel G. Howe, J. Mason Warren, S. Cabot, Jr., R. M. Hodges, George H. Lyman, and William J. Dale, as a medical commission. Drs. George H. Gay, Samuel L. Abbott, John C. Dalton, and R. W. Hooper were subsequently appointed to fill vacancies caused by death or resignation. This board was charged with the responsibility of examining candidates for the medical staff, and also acted as a board of consultation in sanitary matters, when called upon by the Surgeon-General. Their valuable services were in
the North-eastern branch of the United-States Sanitary Commission. It was organized in December, 1861, with headquarters in Boston, and continued its work until July 12, 1865. At that time, finding $6,462.14 in its treasury after its debts were paid, it resolved itself into a small committee to expend the residue of the money for the benefit of disabled soldiers, or women and children left by the war without their natural protectors. Its first officers were, John Ware, M. D., president; S. G. Howe, M. D., vice-president: Rev. Rufus Ellis, secretary; and George Higginson, Esq., treasurer. It had an executive committee of seven ladies, the chairman of which was the acting head of the work; an industrial committee of six ladies, whose duty consisted in purchasing material, and getting it converted into garments. The cutting was done by volunteers, and the sewing by poor women, fairly paid for their work by persons of wealth, ready to do the twofold good of employing the poor, and fur