The Philanthropic Results of the War in America

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byLinus Pierpont Brockett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1864 Excerpt: ... STATISTICAL TABLES. Note.--In the following Statistical Tables it has been necessary, in some instances, to estimate the amounts contributed by small societies, individuals, &c., in the aggregate. Wherever this has been necessary, it has only been done after the most careful inquiry and investigation, and a comparison of the views of cautious and well-informed persons, and the lowest estimate has invariably been taken. It is believed, therefore, that the amounts are, in nearly every case, below the actual sums contributed. Tabular Statement of the Contributions for various purposes, connected, directly or indirectly, with the War, to February, 1804. Brought forward Massachusetts, for harbor and coast defenses, and State war vessels New York, for harbor defenses. &c $200,000 00 1,500,000 00 1,000,000 00 Aggregate. $173,164,608 62 Pennsylvania, for harbor defenses and protection from, invasion.. Ohio, for protection of river line.. Indiana, for State Legion Maryland, for Hime Guards,and to repel invasion Kentucky, for Home Guards, kc. Missouri, for Home Guards and State Militia Iowa, for border defense Minnesota, for defeuso against In dtans VII. Contributions by Individuals or Associations, for the general purposes of National Defense, dtc., not enumerated above Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York. The steamship "Vanderbilt,; presented to the Government--Appraised value W. H. Aspinwall--Commissions presented to the Government, Other individuals--Commissions, &c., donated Loyal Leagues--Cash raised for organization of colored regi ments, &c Total contributions from States, counties, towns, cities, corporations, and individuals, for aid and relief of soldiers and their families, and for purposes of national defense,not reimbursed, or to be reimbursed, by the Genera...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1864 Excerpt: ... STATISTICAL TABLES. Note.--In the following Statistical Tables it has been necessary, in some instances, to estimate the amounts...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217918352

ISBN - 13:9780217918350

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