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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 3 1 Browse Search
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overnor of the Plymouth Colony, with one of the fortifications of the harbor of Plymouth, than the name you propose, even if I were a hundred times more worthy than I know myself to be. The two forts here referred to were subsequently named Fort Andrew and Fort Standish. The largest and most important one was named after the Governor of the State, and the smaller one in honor of the Puritan captain of the colony, Captain Miles Standish. On the 17th of March, the Governor wrote to H. P. Sturgis, of Boston, acknowledging the receipt of a note from him covering copies of two letters, one from Mr. Russell Sturgis, of London, and the other from Mr. N. H. Carna, also of London, and a check on a Boston Bank for $1,312. This money was given by Mr. Carna, to be expended by Governor Andrew in behalf of those to whom the proclamation by the President of the United States, supported by the Union arms, has secured the inestimable blessing of liberty. The Governor then says,— I have