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The people of the towns the press the pulpit Edward Everett Fletcher Webster offers to raise a Regiment t harmonized in the general current of opinion. Edward Everett, who in the preceding fall election was the Con feet, and the olive branch in her right hand. Mr. Everett made his first speech in the war on Saturday the national songs were sung by the school-children. Mr. Everett was received with loud applause; which he gracef,—that its outraged honor must be vindicated. Mr. Everett then described the bombardment of Sumter, and paiwn Massachusetts! The gentleman who succeeded Mr. Everett was Benjamin F. Hallett, who, for thirty years, his private character was pure and spotless. Like Mr. Everett, he gave up party for his country. His speech in and of the occasion which called it forth. Like Mr. Everett, he remained true to the Union; and, like him, heont. On this historic spot, on the same day that Mr. Everett and Mr. Hallett spoke in Chester Square, the peop
of Mr. Warren, President of the Monument Association, at half-past 8 o'clock. Very truly, your obedient servant, A. G. Browne, Military Secretary to Commander-in-chief. June 15.—The Governor addressed the following letter to the President of the United States, which was given to Mr. William Everett, and taken by him to Washington, and delivered to Mr. Lincoln:— His Excellency A. Lincoln, President United States. Sir,—I beg to present Mr. Everett, of Boston, a son of the Hon. Edward Everett, and through him to present to your notice a copy,— 1. Of a letter from Bishop Fitzpatrick to yourself. 2. Copy of your Excellency's endorsement thereon. 3. Copy of endorsement of the Secretary of War. 4. A letter from myself to Mr. H. A. Pierce, the agent of the regiment referred to. 5. A copy of my general order, under which our six regiments were designated, and encamped regiments provided for. I do this for the purpose of showing the system in which I have pr
tuted authorities in all attempts to restore the sway of the Constitution and laws over every portion of our country. [Applause.] . . . We are here, in the presence of the public peril, ready to sink, more than hitherto, the partisan in the patriot: counting it honor, as well as duty, to lock arms with such glorious patriots as the noble Holt [applause], working at the pumps, whoever is at the helm; the bold and unflinching Johnson [applause], nailing his flag to the mast; and the peerless Everett [applause], sounding the clarion-notes of his stirring eloquence along the ranks of the army of the Union, from the ocean to the perilous front of the war, on the dark and bloody ground of Kentucky or the battle-fields of Missouri. This speech was the key-note to the convention. When Mr. Dawes concluded his speech, John A. Andrew was nominated by acclamation, and without opposition, for re-election. A motion was then made to have a ballot for Lieutenant-Governor. Thomas Russell, Esq.
ked for the first time on the ever memorable night when, by the strategical movement made by General Banks, Admiral Farragut was enabled to pass the batteries of Port Hudson. Having returned to Baton Rouge, the Third Brigade was ordered on picket duty at Winter's Plantation, on the opposite bank of the Mississippi, where it remained till the 26th of March. On the 9th of April, four companies of the Fiftieth accompanied an expedition, about six hundred strong, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Everett, of the Second Louisiana Regiment, to the Bayou Monticeno, for the purpose of destroying a bridge, which was accomplished in five hours. On the 12th of May, the regiment marched from Baton Rouge in company with the Third Brigade for Port Hudson, and was ordered to remain at White's Bayou while the forces were concentrating, and surrounding Port Hudson in its immediate rear; after which, the Fiftieth was ordered to the front, and, on the 27th, was engaged in the assault upon Port
s circular letter agents to recruit in rebel States letter to Mr. Everett Governor Andrew in Washington pay of colored troops letter toter to the President plan to burn the Northerncities speech of Mr. Everett destruction of the Alabama Honorspaid to Commodore Winslow dohe distinguished gentlemen who made his deposit of money was Hon. Edward Everett. We find, on the files of the Governor, a letter addressed by him to Mr. Everett, dated July 28, as follows:— I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your check on the New England Bank for one hundrpts to destroy the city of New York. On the 19th of October, Edward Everett, in Faneuil Hall, made one of his most brilliant Union speeches, which was published in pamphlet form: a copy of which Mr. Everett sent to Governor Andrew, who, on the 5th of November, acknowledged its rend Chester I. Reed, of Taunton, was nominated for that office. Edward Everett was unanimously nominated a presidential elector at large, and
zation address ofGovernor Andrew acts passed by the Legislature General Sargent death of Edward Everett Frontier Cavalry Governor and Secretarystanton abolition of slavery Boston Harbor fast f General Sargent, and that he is not now aware of its existence. On the 16th of January, Edward Everett, one of the most distinguished citizens of the nation, died in the city of Boston, after a sor of either of the Cabinet ministers, to honor Boston with their presence on the occasion of Mr. Everett's funeral, to which they have been invited, please telegraph me so that this Department may btments tender to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts their condolence on the lamented death of Edward Everett, who was worthy to be enrolled among the noblest of the nation's benefactors. We will only add, that the death of Mr. Everett was properly noticed, not only by the Executive and the Legislature, but by the various literary, scientific, and historical associations, and by the people thro