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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 6 0 Browse Search
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idea was warmly seconded, resolutions were passed highly complimentary to Crawford, and subscriptions begun. This testimonial of artists to an artist was, he said, more than empty compliment. In the speaker's opinion, Crawford's Indian surpassed in bold originality all other works of the kind. Unfortunately, the committee of artists could not find a place to be given them by the present dynasty that would in any manner be suitable to the work. The statues on exhibition are the Indian lamenting the downfall of his race; the Hunter Boy, Adam and Eve, the Boy playing marbles, and the Peri, represented in Moore's poem as waiting at the gates of Paradise. The paper of the evening was "The Surprise and Capture of Pound ridge, Westchester county, on the second of July, 1779, by Lieutenant Colonel Tarleton, with a biographical sketch of that officer," by John M. McDonald, Esq., of Flushing. It was read by the Librarian, Mr. Moore, and frequently applauded.--N. Y. Tribune, Oct. 3d.