In Memoriam. Sergeant Charles Floyd; Report of the Floyd Memorial Association

In Memoriam. Sergeant Charles Floyd; Report of the Floyd Memorial Association

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...matter had finally been allowed to drop. The Committee on the Stone (Messrs. Holman, Kirk, and Murphy) reported that a suitable slab, 7x3 feet and 8 Inches thick, properly inscribed, could be delivered and securely laid on the grave, for $40. The report was accepted, and it was voted that the stone be prepared, and laid on August 20. This committee further reported that they were having made of pottery an urn to hold the remains. The Committee on Grounds desired and were allowed further time to report. The Secretary was instructed to correspond with Francis P. Harper, of New York, the publisher of Dr. Coues' edition of the History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, in order to secure a list of the subscribers to that work for the use of the committee.. The participation of military and civic officials in the ceremonies of August 20 was discussed by Messrs. A. M. Holman, F. C. Hills and others. On motion that a Committee of five on Finance be appointed to act with the Treasurer to raise needed funds, the President appointed Messrs. F. C. Hills, Chairman; B. W. Skinner, Secretary; Mitchell Vincent, L. Bates, and C. A. Bagley. It was voted that President John H. Charles, Judge Geo. W. Wakefield, Mr. E. R. Kirk, Treasurer D. A. Magee, and Secretary C. R. Marks be constituted a committee-to arrange the programme for August 20th. Voted, that Dr. Elliott Coues, of Washington, D. C; Prof. J. D. Butler, of Madison, Wis.; Hon. Charles Aldrich, of Des Moines, la.; and Mr. F. C. Hills, of Sioux City, be added to the Executive Committee; and that five members of this committee be considered a quorum for the transaction of business. Adjourned to meet in the same place at 2 p. m., July 20. (Abstract of Minutes.) Court House, Sioux City, July 20, 1893. The...
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236597729
  • 9781236597724