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The Equestrian Statue of Major General Joseph Hooker; Erected and Dedicated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Paperback) Loot Price: R228
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The Equestrian Statue of Major General Joseph Hooker; Erected and Dedicated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ADDRESS OF HIS HONOR CURTIS GUILD, JR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS JOUR Excellency: By chapter 43 of the Resolves of 1896, approved March 28 by Acting Governor Wolcott, the General Court of Massachusetts provided for the equestrian statue in bronze which we dedicate to-day. The details of its construction and location were left by this resolve to the Governor and Council. On January 5, 1898, the Council of that year selected Daniel C. French and Edward C. Potter to prepare, respectively, the models of man and horse, which were later approved by the same Council and by Governor Wolcott. In the same year, 1898, the site for the monument was chosen and approved. By chapter 44 of the Resolves of the present year, approved April 9, 1903, the Governor and Council were also placed in charge of the dedication of the statue. The Lieutenant Governor and the members of the Council were at once appointed by Your Excellency as a committee to carry the resolve of the General Court into effect . POEM As chairman of that committee, I have the honor to report to you the completion and erection of the statue on the site selected and prepared by our predecessors in accordance with the action of the General Court. It is further my high privilege on the part of the Committee in charge now officially to transfer to you, the Chief Magistrate of the Commonwealth, this monument, erected by the people of Massachusetts in memory of the daring and devotion of the leader that Massachusetts gave to the armies of the Union--Major General Joseph Hooker. ]N behalf of the Commonwealth, I accept this monument and thank you, sir, the committee, the artists, and all whose work has contributed to the perfection of this noble memorial. Joseph Hooker was a descendant of several generations of ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Massachusetts Executive Dept
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-54005-8
Barcode: 9781151540058
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-54005-6

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