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nd the enforcement of the laws. That I go for a vigorous prosecution of the war is best shown from the fact that I am gone. Believe me, most truly yours, Benj. F. Butler. To Hon. H. F. French and others, Committee. Letter from Hon. Robert C. Winthrop. Beverly, September 9, 1861. Gentlemen: Your communication of the 6th inst., inviting me to act as one of the vice-presidents of the Union meeting at Faneuil Hall this evening, reached me at a late hour, and I have but a moment fnd compatible with that condition of unity, peace, and concord, which belongs to us as a Christian people. I thank you, gentlemen, for remembering me so kindly on this occasion, and remain respectfully and truly your friend and servant, Robert C. Winthrop. Hon. Thomas Russell, Col. N. A. Thompson, H. F. French, Esq., Committee. Letter from Hon. Emory Washburn. Cambridge, Sept. 9, 1861. Gentlemen: You have entire permission to make any use of my name you may think proper in promo
ining the well-known Stars and Stripes with the State arms and the title of the regiment. Robert C. Winthrop had accepted an invitation to make the presentation address. At half-past 12 the regiment was drawn up on the Beacon street mall, when Mr. Winthrop advanced to the front, and addressed Colonel Wilson: address of Robert C. Winthrop. Colonel Wilson: I am here at the call of a committRobert C. Winthrop. Colonel Wilson: I am here at the call of a committee of your friends, by whom this beautiful banner has been procured, to present it, in their behalf, to the regiment under your command. I am conscious how small a claim I have to such a distinctiothe head of each one of its brave defenders in the hour of battle! The eloquent address of Mr. Winthrop was heartily cheered, and at its close he presented the flag to Col. Wilson, who replied to his address as follows: response of Col. Wilson. Mr. Winthrop: In behalf of my command, I accept at your hands this beautiful ensign of the Republic, and in their name I tender to its generous