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l necessity. Uncounted and ungoverned, it was already in danger of vanishing like dew, or being dissolved by discontents. The incompetency of Ward for his station was observed by Joseph Warren, now president of the congress, by James Warren of Plymouth, by Gerry and others; every hour made it more imperative, that he should Chap. Xxxvii} 1775. June. be superseded; and yet his private virtues and the fear of exciting dissensions in the province, required the measure to be introduced with delt the same time Samuel Adams received a private letter from Joseph Warren, interpreting the words as a request that the continent should take the command of the army by appointing a generalissimo. The generalissimo whom Joseph Warren, Warren of Plymouth, Gerry and others desired, was Washington. The bearer of the letter who had been commissioned to explain more fully the wishes of Massachusetts, was then called in. His communication had hardly been finished, when an express arrived with furthe