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Presentation Of A Sword To Gen. Willcox

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nifioeiit sword was picsentcd tü General O. B Willoos, oonnnandiug a diviaiou iu Uteiiuih Aro) y (Jarpg, at the Athonseum Oiab liootns, No. 108, Fith avenue, New York. The iword waa mtriiifactured by Tlffahy & Co , and wan purchased by subscription by members of the olub. It is described as being a magnificent weapon. It was prcsented ia a neat speech by Juiïgu Daly, to whioh Oeneral VV llcox ri'spoudod in a patriotic marmer. The sword bears the folluwing in8oriptinn ; ''Presented to Brigadier General O. B. Willeox, by bis friends, througU t,be Metropolitan Pair. Our liberties we prijse, aini our riglitj we will maintain' After Ún; p;-os;iitft[ion a eollation was erved., at whioh spuech g were niadc - Among the gentlemen present woro Genrals T. F. Meagher and Richard Busiead, Cellector Barney, Survey Atidraws, Mr. Blodgett, and Colonel Van Buien, One Hundred and Scoond New York Yolunteers.


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Michigan Argus