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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore), Loyal Americans in Chili: official correspondence. (search)
Loyal Americans in Chili: official correspondence. The Rev. Mr. Bellows to Mr. Seward. United States Sanitary Commission, New-York Agency, No. 823 Broadway, New-York, March 13, 1863. Hon. Win. H. Seward, Secretary of State: Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of March eleventh, with an inclosure of your check H. Seward, Secretary of State: Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of March eleventh, with an inclosure of your check for three thousand six hundred and fifty eight dollars and eighty-four cents. I have passed the money to the Treasurer of the Sanitary Commission, G. T. Strong, who will send you a formal receipt. In thanking, through you, our countrymen in Chili for their generous thoughtfulness for our and their soldiers who may fall sick or bional Sanitary Commission will follow and find him. I have the honor to be, gratefully, your obedient servant, Henry W. Bellows, President. Mr. Nelson to Mr. Seward. Legation of the United States, Santiago de Cuba, Feb. 1, 1868. Hon. Wm. H. Seward, Secretary of State, Washington: Sir: I have the honor to inclose a bill o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of Hon. T. S. Garnett (search)
unter, by Mr. L. Q. Washington [printed in the Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. XXV, pp. 193-205], now on file among the archives of your Honor's court, the learned author says of him: His integrity, purity and knowledge of affairs gave him an almost absolute veto on everything corrupt, base or dangerous in fiscal legislation. * * *He shaped and carried through the Compromise Tariff bill of 1857, a measure supported not only by Democrats, but by many prominent Republicans-Win. H. Seward, Henry Wilson, N. P. Banks, Solomon P. Chase, and others. They were content to follow a Virginian of the Virginians. The establishment of the Court of Claims at Washington and the life tenure of its judges was the work of the statesman of Essex. The first Civil Service law, and one which puts to shame the abortive effort at reform now existing, was the work of R. M. T. Hunter. He put an end, or showed the way to end, all controversy over the money question, and the recent unhappy
The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Camp Pickens — Company "H"--Justice to Capt. Beggs--Miscellaneous News. (search)
f this city, was about to be used at Fort Ellsworth, it was taken down and chopped to pieces last night by the parties who erected it. The roads leading out of the town are strictly guarded, and the utmost vigilance is practiced to guard against the holding of communication with the enemy. An Englishman who was traveling to his farm in Fairfax county, was detained while on the road, and returned to Washington to have his passports from the British Consul at Baltimore signed by Secretary Seward. The French Vice Consul for Richmond arrived here this afternoon en route for that city. The Inspector General inspected the five regiments now quartered in this vicinity this afternoon. From the upper Potomac. Hagerstown, June 26th. --Three deserters (Germans,) from Luzerne county--George Watchler, Conrad Voilmer and Jno. Santer-- of Col. Oakford's 14th Regiment of Pennsylvania, were brought back here to day by Chas W. Rossler, Chief of Police at Scranton.-- Fift
The real traitors. --The Concord (N. H.) Standard holds the following language: The real traitors who are responsible for the disruption of the American Union and the present civil war, are Wm, H. Seward, Abe Lincoln Hannibal Hamlin, Charles Sumner, Henry Wilson, John P. Hale, &c. They have accomplished the disastrous result by preaching abolitionism, denouncing union with slaveholders, and offering in Congress petitions for the dissolution of the Union. If there are any persons in this country who deserve the doom of traitors, they are these authors of our national calamities. And if this war continues three years, they will be obliged to flee their country or receive a traitor's fate. They have misled and deceived the people to the ruin of the country. And when the reaction takes place, as it surely will, popular vengeance will seek them for punishment. When disaster and suffering pervade the North, as they certainly will; when the people cry out under the burden of
n weight.--The trials with these huge pieces of ordnance cannot fall to be looked for with great interest, as the largest shot hitherto used in battering iron targets is 126 pounds, at a minimum distance of 200 yards. Traitors in Mains. Secretary Seward has addressed to the Governor of Maine the following letter: Department of State, Washington, Oct. 4, 1861. Governor:--Application has been made to the President for the release of Robert Elliott, a political prisoner held in custodl commendation. If any of the other offenders are still persisting in their treasonable course, you will, I am sure, not fail to give information to this Department. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient. (Signed) Wm, H. Seward. To His Excellency Israel Washburne, Augusta, Maine. The slave trade[from the New York Tribune.] In concert with the Government, Marshal Murray has recently perfected in Washington arrangements to baffle the purposes of those slave tr