stor of the first church in the colony.
The grandfather of Governor Andrew was a silversmith in Salem, who removed to Windham, where he died.
His son Jonathan was born in Salem, and lived there untSalem, and lived there until manhood, when he also removed to Windham.
There he married Miss Nancy G. Pierce, formerly preceptress of Fryeburg Academy, where Daniel Webster was once a teacher.
These were the parents of GoveMarch, 1861.
Oliver Warner, of Northampton, was elected Secretary of State; Henry K. Oliver, of Salem, Treasurer and Receiver-General; Dwight Foster, of Worcester, Attorney-General; and Levi Reed, owho afterwards became Governor Andrew's private military secretary,—Colonel Albert G. Browne, of Salem,—and who served him during the entire war; and who, for ability as a ready writer, truthfulness,he same purposes, in Charlestown, Lexington, Concord, Waltham, Roxbury, Marblehead, Newburyport, Salem, Groton, Lynn, Worcester, Greenfield, Northampton, Fall River, and Lowell.
By command of His
amp, each with the rank and title of lieutenant-colonel.
Governor Andrew appointed, as his military aids, Horace Binney Sargent, of West Roxbury (senior aid); Harrison Ritchie, of Boston; John W. Wetherell, of Worcester; and Henry Lee, Jr., of Brookline.
Colonel Sargent had served on the staff of Governor Banks.
He remained on the staff of Governor Andrew until he was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of the First Regiment of Massachusetts Cavalry, in August, 1861, when Colonel Ritchie became following named gentlemen as commissioners:—
Hon. John Z. Goodrich, of Stockbridge.
Hon. Charles Allen, of Worcester.
Hon. George S. Boutwell, of Groton.
Hon. Francis B. Crowninshield, of Boston.
Theophilus P. Chandler, Esq., of Brookline.
John M. Forbes, Esq., of Milton.
Richard P. Waters, Esq., of Beverly.
These gentleman immediately proceeded to Washington, and took part in the deliberations of the Peace Congress.
It was a very able delegation.
There was great in