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FRA 41 Wis, EITwo.
toth the IPanner, oill be attend
id to by the Editor, at his qFe
n the i-ear of the Court House.
AGENTS FOR THE BANNE1I.
Messrs. WrITE, & Co. Surnterville, S. C.
T. W. Paousst*sq., Camden, S. C.
The latest prices in. the Charleston
market were from 5 to 7 bts.
The 17th, the day fixed for the Festiv.
sil in honor of Company A., "The Sum.
ters," of The Palmetto Regiment, a's
velebrated at Sumtervillo with e
honorable feeling and 'ppropA-i
which characterizes the beopl. o
District. The greater part of my
was threatening, and the sky exhibited a
lowering appearance. With the slighi
inconvenience, however, of a shower im.
Imediately preceding the ceremonies,the
clouds served to temper the heat of the
During the evening previous, and on
'the morning of the celebration, vistiters
'poured into the village in great numbers,
and it seemed as if-the whale district had
'come forth in congregated masses to dc
'honor to "The Sumters." Many, too,
were present from Kershaw and Richland
-and took their full part in the festivities
of the day.
The lion. F. J. MosEs, our Senator
'from Claremont, presided with his accus.
'toined efliciency and dignity and welcom.
ed the Palmettoes in a short and fervent
address. The Oration was delivered by
SAMIUEL MAYRANT, Esq., who portrayed
to the assenbled Sumters and members
-of the Palmetto Regiment present, in vivid
and eloquent language, their career and
the honors which they had gained. The
small remnant of the devoted band stood
before him and listened with .the dignity
of citizen soldiery to the honorable testi.
moninis of their brave conduct and the
plitudits of a grateful and admiring re.
The fair daughters of 'Sumter, too,
were present, and graced the honors te
stern, manly, valor, with the approving
Afler the close of the oration, the com.
pany assembled around the festive hoard,
et the head of which sat the Hon. Sona.
tor MosES, the President of the day.
Abundance weighed down the tables, and
the loud cheering, givea to the toasts, tes.
tified the spirit, interest, and enthusiasm
of the people in the occasion. Upwards
of three thousand persons were present-, of
whom five hundred were ladies.
The Festival throughout, was conduct.
*ed in n manner worthy of the occasion,
and, amfter a dlay of great and uninterrupt.
'ed enjoyment, the poople quietly dispersed
'to their several homes.
-Praise is due to the committee for their
management, anid to Mr. JOHN CmINA,
who was employed by them to superin
tend the immediate preparations for the
MR. MATRANT'S ORAION.
The Committee of the "Sumter Cele.
'bration" have politely furnished us with
a copy of Mr. MAvRa sT's oration before
"'The Sumters", which we shall use our
endeavors to present to our readers in our
*BALL TO "THlE SUMTERS".
The 'Ball on the 10th, to "The Sum.
ters", was given in the new .house of Mr.
A. J. MOSS, Which was generously loan.
od to:the Committee .for that peurpose, andi
which was thus ushered into ihabitancy
by a ball "in Honor to the returned of tihe
Nearly fifty ladies were present, andi
many gentlemen from the District, and
tile Sumters. Every thinig went as mer.
tias a ma-rriage, and all were highly
To the Committee, to their emtployee,
Mr. MYERs, and to Mr. A. J. MOsEs, the
liberal loaner of his newv house, are the
thanks of the community justly due and
awarded, for the amusement of the even.
TIHE BUFFALO CONVENTION.
This body has nominated MARTIN VAN
BUREN, -and CHARLEs FRANCIS ADADMs,
son of the late J. Q. A DARIS, as candi
dates for the presidency and vice presi.
- dency of the U. S. Thus the geographi
cal lhnes of hostility to the Sourth are
marked, and the party divisions of whi~
and democrat at the north are merged ir
.the "Free Soil Party."
THlE OREGON DILL.
The Oregon Territorial Bill, with the
Wilmot proviso attached, has passed both
houses of Congress, and has received the
signature of the President. Hie assigns a
is reasons the absointe . 0ssity ef a terri.
- torialh government for 0 " , and the facl
that the territory lies above 42 degrees, anti
therefore, above the line, 204 degrees 30O mnn
of the celebraite'l ZMiesouri Cgmpromiae.
Sprpri b he District of
Bunite, onomo.e tuined Vbltnu
teers W -shered U by the rising Sun, in
all its beauty and splendoir, hougi.for
time obscured by passing clouds, whic
threatened to mar the pleisures of 6he day,.
but which most happily onlj sprinkled the
earth, thereby allaying the dust and cooling
the atmosphere, and which served 'as-a freik
At 11 o'dlock the procession consisting -of
some e thousand persops, .witli te S r te'r
Riflemen, Claremont Troop.and ColdMater
Army as an escort, to the remnant of the Pal
metto Regiment, who graced the occasion by
their presence, preceded by the Sumter Brass
Band playing appropriate airs, the whole un
,der command of-te'Marshals of the day pr&
ceeded to thrdfove near the Old Methodist
Church to, cta-rectd for the exercises
ofthe, I oe five humdred or more
te th ut, 0t Wianter aW
On re ng the stand, the Volunteers
were statio~e.d in front and were received by
the How. P- 3; MoORs TnE PHII)rENTOFTIE
DAY, in the f9llowirig feeling and elojuent e.
marks which were followed with ntci~k'
pI ause and chearing.
GALLANT SURVIVORs OF A NoBL.E BA NU:
I have been deputed on behalf of ydur
District, to receive you on your return
your native home, a home on who-e already
distinguished name, you have conferred tiw
lustre, and which receives you into its boiim
with the heart-felt pride, which your noble
bearing has inspired.
But little more than two years ha've elaps.
ed, since near this very spot, you were pre
sented with an emblem, in honor "of the
patriotic avidity with which vnu hastened to
obey the call of your Couniry. flow great
the contrast which your diminished ranks,
now afford to the proud array of ardent
Youths, who then stood ready to receive and
defend it. How many who houvant with
high hope and emuulous of daring d'eeds, have
met a glorious death iii the thickest of the
fight, while rallying around the proud IRA..,
metto of our beloved State.
While to their memories. wa render the
homage of a tear, to you. tlheir gallant Sirvi
vors y .ur District exteiTtls the hand of fel.
lowship, and eimbalias their n:'nmes with
your own, in its dearest recollection. Vel
come, thrice welcome, to our hearts.
The Reverend Jon. S. RHAno;Usos then
offered up a fervent dinid eloqunt prayer to
the throne of the monst high, which was fol
lowed by a patriotic, and eloquent Oration
delivered by SuL. MAXYANT, Esq., and
which elicit4# the most unbonuded applause.
At the conclusion of the Oration, the whole
procession were formed into lie, and march
ed to Dinner where an abundance of good.
cheer. provided h our worthy townsman
Join Cm U - Es1i.' furnished most. ample
material fr a vigorous attack, preceeded by
Grace from Rev. If. D. GREEN. After the re
moval of the cloth, the following regtilai
toasts were read by the President of the day,
repeated by the respective Vice President
1. The Palmetto Regwimet-1 itf South Caro
lina : Lika the tree of Our -ea sire border,
no storm uproots, no lightnin r rives it; but t.
stands as a bastion around the honor of our
State, impervious to the assaults of war, or
scythe of time.
2. The maemory , r Col. P. M. Rutler and
Lt. Col. J. P'. Dicinson,: Who fell on "the
death bed of fame'' the battle field; loftily
will the monumental marble tower o'er their
graves, but more lasting than marble: on the
hlistoria: pago, and in 'the grateful remtem
brance of the people, shall be the recollection
of their patriotic de'vot ion to the Union, and
to the State of South Carolina.
3. Col. A. H-. Gladden, Li. Col. Dunorant,
.1liajor Moffai, high toned gentlemen, anud
gallant olicer.s, deserving comnmand of the
/4. The Sumter Volunterre: Gallantly and
nobly havie thev horune themoselves throtugh
thme Battles of NMexico, in thme lead of the Pal
metto Regiinenat, acquirinig add'itiona,.l glory
and renown for ('hivalrous Monuth Carolina.
Old Sumter opens wide her ;armas, to receive,
welcome, and honor, her brave Monts.
,5. Capt. Francis Sumner : 1-:very t hing
gallant and daringz was expectecd ot the die
cendant of the Ohd Glame Cock of South Cao
rolina-he has fought gallantly in Mex:co,
"as crowed the old Cock so crows the young."
0. Lt. A. (. Spain: At the call of the
Country, he was first to breathe theo military
spirit into the Soldiers of our District, h'e
servedl in the contidence of his conmmanders
and deserve~s the confidence of the people.
7. Lt. Cyrus X. Meflet: Hligh in person,
high and noble in deeds, and hi'h in the con
fidence and hope of the peope of Sumter
S8. Lt. J. D. Blanding : One o~f the firet
to enrol his namne on the war list of Carolina,
one among the last to leave the shores of
Mexico-forhis gallantry lie ie entitled to the
admiration of his Countrymen.
0. Li. Th'lomas M. Baker : An accom plish
ed gentleman and gallant soldier-, worthy
scion of a patriot. stock: dluty his guiding
star; ho followsa it in pealce, it lighted his
path-wvay on the "tented field."
10. Lt. Sebastiana Sum/cr: Of the good
old fighting breed-a gallant. anti chivalrous
,11. Lt. Stephen .11. iloykin : A brave mani,
'and spirited oilitcer, wvell desiervinag of tho
country, and ever readly at her call.
1'2. The memory of Murphy, than Wilders
and other gallant spirits of "the Sumiers"
who died in the service of the country-Sum.
ter District mourns for them: but. is consoled
with the reflection that they have been rot'er
ed up as a sacrifice on the alter of patriotism.
13. Thela Ladies: They are our guardian
angels-our incentives tn noble actions, and
deeds of ohivamlrmc darinag.
On the delivery of the first toast which
dras received with the' moist nbounded ap
plause, the whole ass6mbly rose and gave
three times three cheers. The marked and
solemn silence which prevsided the audience
wvhena the second toast was procilaimed testi
fled titoj grief to the memories of thme gallant
BUTLEFR and 01DIe-NSON. Again, cheersfl~ud
and longr went forth in ono spontanectte burrit;
In-consequence of coptinued ill -health, and
pressing private engage mnte I shall be co"
pelled to forego the pldasure of meeting lify
fejow-citizens of Sumter, District at a dinner
to be given inj ionor of Company.A. Palmet
to Regiment, M 0. V. at Sumterville-n the
17th inst. Nothing I can assure you would
afford me more pleasure than to be with you,
and to meet my friends of tlumter and fellow
soldiers apd brother officers of Company A.
at the feafive board, and I am sorry that I shall
Lke debbwred that happiness.
With assurances of my higest esteem
and -Respect I am Your Obedienf!Servant.
A. H. GLADDEN.
'The 4th and 5th toasts drew forth loud
shouts and huzzas and the enthusiasm was
not a 'little heightened and induced by the
'iving-of handkerchiefs and tapping of
small delicate hands. Applause loud and long
again burst forth on the reception of the 6th
toast, and the applaise continuing and Lt.
SPArs maki:g his appearance it was some
time before he could return his acknowledge
ments, which he did in a speech of much
beauty and eloquene, concluding with the
The Rank and File of Company A: In
Camp or Field, as soldiers inferior to none
"a few more left of the same sort" for any
and every emergency at home or abroad.
Cheer after cheer went up at the procla
mation of the 7th toast, which was responded
to by Lt. MELLETT in a brief but spirited
manner, concluding with the following senti
. Sami. Mayrant Esq., the Orator of Day:
His talents and moral courage and devotion
to the true interest of his Country, entitle
hini to the highest honor our District or State
can bestow, but whose independence of
eharactor as yet forbid him to solicit or ac
rhe 8th toast was received with much. d :
served applose-the audience regretting th
absence of Lt. Blanding, who sent-the com
mittee the following letter. -
Washington City August 9th 1848.
Gentlcmen: It is a source of great disap
pointment to me that I am debarred the plea
sure of meeting, after so long a separat:on, oy
fellow-citizens of Suniter District at the pub
lic reception to be given by them to "Com
pany A." "Palmetto Regiment," on the 17th
A positive order cannot be disobeyed; and
under siucl I am now wading 'midst the mire
of papers, to bd finally freed from the service
of Government, with the anxious desire soon
to return among those whose respect and
good-will it has been my. endeavor for years
past to obtain, and whose approval of my
course through the Mexican Campaign is all
that I desire and ask.
With the request that you will express my
regrets on the occasion, I will otTer you i
sentiment, and one in wihich all will feelingly
l"The dereased members of the Palmetto Re
giment: May Eternal Peace be the reward of
.Muqir ilortal Campaigii-APeace be with their
I Remain Very Respectfully Gentlemen
Your Obedient Servant.
JAMES D BLANDING,
The 901 toast to Lt. BAKER received the
warm and hearty plaudits of the multitude to
whom he i; much endeared by his modest
worth and knowvn patriotism-he gracefully
returned his acknowledgements and in coni
Our NVatihe Distric!: 11er afiection andl
generosity for her Children prompts to a for
getfulness of faults.
The 10th and 11th toasts were received
in a spirited and enthusiastic manner, while
the gloom and sorrow depicted on every
countenance, at the announement of the 1thi
spoke, in language deep tho' not loud, grief
for the gallant dead.
Nine hearty cheers, such only as Sumter
boys cani give, was the response to the 13th
The following toasts were submitrce y
the Committee of Arrangements.
.General Tlhomas. .5umier: lie fought for
andl gaiped us the liberties we enjoy, he lived*
among ns a lofty example of Virt~fan Pat
riot ismi, lhe is buried in our soil. , We revere
his mmory: yet no obelisk ris trpk the
spot where the hero lies and his
noble deeds. Sumter District sho dJn~ore
than think ofthis.
Capqt James Cantey: I n him the fiPgh bear
ing amd gallantry of the Soldier is 'oin~ed with
the delicacy of sentimient and modesty of the
true gentlenman. Sumter Diatriot apprecia
Lt. 31In7: When swvords were plenty and
miuskets low at the garita of Mexico-hie g
lantly took the most effective weapon and
shiowedl that he kncw horo to fght.
Capt. Canley and Lt. Mmnje in speeches of
much force, feeling and eloquence, returned
thaunka concluding by complimentary toasta to
Lt. N. Cark: A deserving and gallant of
ficer-hie bears on his person the seals of
honorable service, in the formnof scars receiv
ed in the battles of Mexico.
1Lt. Clark briefly responded to the toast ini
comopliment to himi, and gave
TJhe Ladies of Sumter District : Fair, pa
triotic and virtuous: Tihe citizen may. flatter,
but the soldier will protect thetm.
Pat rick Leonard: Rather than the flag of
the Regiment should trail on biexican, soil,
he' made his body its shield--all Jionor -and
applause to his patriotism-gire him a hat to
hold, for hig conduct is worthy of theo highest
Mir. Leonard waved his owon'hat, returned
thanks and gave,
T he Flag of the Regiment :-To be the.
bearer of it for even a moment is as high anm
honor as aiiy man could crave. 4
Our Venerable Citizen Uapt. Win. Vau7
au: Trho ardor of tihe Republican and t
soldier still burns in his bosom at eighty fiv ,
with the same bright flame which carried him
charging upoin the. muzzles of the flaehing
es at E mut at.
Our Venerable friend Samuel Chandler..
I~nst$'ugl boldly for liber by tlie sl4dof
h cis m
peroadesour national islature.
n pmnous warninig to the south to shun
0mpromise, and stand to its arms.
Ho' UDGE N. C0 *DsoM, Fitice
President, Being, calld. on, repliel in a
pech of $e lengtl nd of greatc ud
loquence, dwelling on the glorious exploits
if our arms in Mexico, the various battles
ought and won, and concluddI*nud cheers
nd plaudits. by giving the fpllowing senti.
1'he Palmetto Banier: .1 &ugh' torn by
,Re rudest hand of war yet, incapableafdiV
iolution ,(as its brave followers to craven,
when the battle raged,) its fragments shall be
rathered together, and Wought into primal
>auty, to form the standard, 0ga.in and again,
'or the future chivalry of ihe Lind,-the
Land, th'at wars but to maintain its own dear
-bought Independence, conque Abut t(
kward the vanquishedl-honorable AiAe, ar.d
)rays them the4happiness of their own Hea.
ren-protected Government of Sovereign,
Free and Independent States.
By Col. ORLANDO S. Rars. V President.
Ren. Taylor: We would haves:hjpi'.e an In.
lependent Candidate for the P e ncy
But ow,..with the whig nominatiq pd Fil.
nore saddled to his back, wet*0. nn
Democrats ~can have him no more.
Cass Pnd-Dulet are our men consistently
Thi-Ho-. Jxo. L.- MANNING, One of'
V. Presidents,- In tonsequence of sickness
n his household, not being able to attend,
lent the following letter to the committee,
vhich, after being read, vs received with
Clarendon, 17th August IM.
Gentlemen: The extreme illness of o of
ny household, of a Jeeply ailietin character,
irevents me from jo'ning you to N in doing
wonor'to our returned Volunteers.
I regret my absence the tnore, since you
tave done me the honor to make me one of
ho presiding officers at your Festival.
soldiery have ever deserved more at
hs of their countrvmcnMtemn the P13l.
netto Regiment: for their e . a twelve
nonth past, has shone by a motinuous blaze
if victory and triumph. Of all of them,
one have been more distinguished than tl
rallant "Suniters," ever mindful of the glori.
mus historical associations, which, like a halo,
lurround their name.
In all futu;Eemergencies, the conduct qf
he Palmetto Reginivit will be an examplet
o closely to be emulated, as to make each
:ampaign like a forlorn hope to every Car'oli
ia soldier; and, long after those shall have
>assed away, whose victories you are now
issembled to honor and celebrate, otherp,
vho are to follow them, will have their ath
o rlory illumined "by the bright track ol
heir fiery car." .o
In conclusion, I beg to offer the .following
ientituent, wi ich,Itmust, may not bIi emnJ
npprdipriat to *hccasion.
T he rern1 Abaths in Congress upoh th'
Slaccry Questin: God grant that they May
iot leadlto that fatal result, when wq shal.ibe
1o0ipellego shOew to the rest of the wI,6d
hat, in couth Carolina, there are ifty P1zdaoe.
I am, Gentlemen, Your fr:end ati+ fellow
By Col. JAS. RIE' IT. Oie If lie i'.
presidn~s: Sotih Carolia: She loves the
Jnion. Bit she cannot sacrili -e tr consti
ution and her Riglts to preserve it.
By M. M. Br.stnow, Esqj. One of the V. Pro.
ridents: T hle Counties i' Claremnart and Clii
endon: Twin Brohersydesended f'roim theit
:ommtont Parenit, Sd/viE. In the halls of
Legislation and on tlie$tonted fid," ther
inve ntobly sustained lhe reputation of thei
mecient and gallatnt sire.
By Glen. S. R. Ci ANr.ER. h "'f Mar.
tkat of the day~: The Palmettlo Rleginmenz: Ac
Soldliers of the republic, your fame is national
-As' Volunteers olf your resp~eetive Districti
md State, miost nobly have you sustained the
reputation of your DistrictsWdc State! We
tail your return to your friends with pride
ade p&eaenre! Long m'iy you live' toeny
y'our rich mtheritan~e. -C~O
By Col J. C. Rua'r.- One~ of-the Mar
chats:- TIhe returned Joluecers~: Welcome
thirice welcomze to their homes antd firesides
May the sympathies and hearty greetings o
the present not die with the occasion, but
hat these brave mn.a together with the wid.
wed mother and orphatts of' those wvhost
bnes are left to white~n the hills and vales o0
Mexicoreciveo'a far more substamdUhl toket
at a generous jieople..
By T1. J. DwNaus, Esq. Of comittIee og
zrg'4ngements. "Cont'rras, Chu 'rubuscio, aing
Giarita dem Belin": All identifi' jzvith tihl
rowess and glory of South Caroll na.
fly'the-.Cowmmit1. Hon. J. A. Wo~od,
g'ard: Our IoRestative in Congress-..
Distingutishedl ahike'. his talent atd gentle.
inanly deportmient-in him South Carolint
qi a fearless vindicator qfher rights.
By Col M. Mosv.s. -comnmittee of Ar
-angemnents: T he 'h chief strength
if the Republic: l11 W Cde pendence ar
mbletm of that ofebhisciI'try,' From the mo.
her earth, which with haid. strong arr-n he is
ver ready to defend~his* industry draws the
vealth, which supports and sustains the Gov.
By Dr. Jos. C. H AYNSWOR TU. Of commit.
ee of A rrangemnents:~ Hon. John IL. M anning
1 highly educated and accomplished gentle.
nan, worthy thithighest honors in the gift gi
.he people-he wotuld grace well the guber.
iatorial chair of our State.
By Capt. JON D. A5RaeoRE. Of commit.
'cc of A rranmgemnents. Bergt .M. J. M Mur.
why: Young, manly and noble, he has falletn
sacrifice on the Altar of Patriotism, and,
hough hip 4I was not amid the tumult of
[Lattlie, suprqnded by chargingsquadrons and
lo olihn~i, with the thundw of- can~non,
:he clash of~ steel-and the roar jinkbtry,
ret hom~r trnal. honor, to his n~Vne and
~B~ P~11U.-hILn EB. OfOomiee of
4A~~W.p Cap4. . D. iljdng: By
iis soe i ~&the plains of Most ,~he has
tided in j'in. Sumter Distrief May the
ip ~tb veryd ant,'when she shall honot
(1tWtsea tithe State LeIta se.
NB E.d MELLBT~i . Ounmiuee ofj
trragde.. (: ol. John.: Meunning: It
hiejnergyl' 'iliiitia will be renovated, it
us emness our jurisprudence enforceujmi
his talents wise measu sdalutary reft~~
muggested, ip Legislat ,St hm' be
(Irvernor,fand Sumter 'I endors
Wacui1aitratiof fr thesae M
on. mard. rnsy.h
The!. ospitalit ch
Zen, 44 y iti
lead to & spde6 f''
rights maj he se
isho did to MfVxico.
By Capt &M
citizens, citizen., -W
the conquest of' Mexii
ally established a trut
uan a01 tho acquired
,enormous expe ditur'
on iridiir and.
less waste o
ents, honorab o beangi
eseverance avc UIP to
ef the peoyle nmide
example tbe the Youtfi
-ominittee frim 11
Gentdrmcn: Yor -~
Jresent At a festi
Goipany A. of 110
reahedm( :s mn
able tol o
and 11 IVAnno
'bein , on
and seisibility. My.. ltl
brouglit ae in assu '
ty 01 Sulator.
The. feelings whic
hwve inspire., would
ple asurt to join.With thinI
so justly,. due,tnhe-t -
to inintan thsranhk of
The wiord Ilaietto
nected with tlonane of
cal associations. Txe achieV
ing Rock and BDlgtrk
portion of its hi "cal Gly
i t explois of ontrea
1 M p anarted toit. adAXW
~ant that the s'~
mnn - ilong~ live to t
and admjiration of their Choa
their laurels and honorable er
I jspre you a sentiment,--a
Mara'm: Xnm c: ie has mtain~
or of his illustrious~ names
.In haste anad'sinucerity,
The (ollowing letter wa ree
YUn J. A. WVoonwAnn:
\WsG-wvoN, D. C., A g.
Gen ,.~ :.Y our very kind .ii n.
tatioto 'diner -o be gi' at Sunjvlo
the I7th inet, in honor ftoma h
Palmetto Regiment, has)en recei
Nothing couldbe rifrenteful to my fp*
ingg than to be-able to sini~'withy yo
- ~g well maer'ed' bonor to the, evui~
. opany, that basioaie so muuchi illuseaI
and sigrnalize the character of the 8
should, also, lae appreciated very ~~l
opportunity -1social -iptrcouse.~
friends and fellowv-itiirns of du~r'b
trict. But the late day fixed for tiid
ment*.of congrress presents an inadrr
barrier to t1 2ndulgence oftmy~inclnt~~
strongv as it. is. I mut, thereforegentt~t
niyselt~with . sending 'lthe ceuiogdW
Be please4to accept an ce ofnmy
kindest reghrtis, as well for .Ives, pers
sonally, as for those on whose behalf-you act.
Very . OODWARD.d
The D'Strica of Sudnga irbrave
h aq~gin- consecrated hename; alra4
madllustrious by him who gae it.~
.Gow. Johnson: We deepl regret theP
cident Which deprives us of is com
&' By 0. M. Crane of Committee of
maents-Hon. John L. Manni
spirited gentleman-ty very~t~
s6fice of Governor ofte"t
By i'. J. B. Witheiapoon."
Prineiples: The only* pinciples
preserve and perpetuate orfe
and (gs and BurrZR& fit4
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Witia an ardor and zeao yof th
praise, ho was the very first to l'nge?
of military amibJtion in thel)6seoma
youth of our Uistrict, and on the 8&iJ
at Vera Cruz, he attested with'what'
and Patriotism he would~ 16
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