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3 edition of Thanks of Congress to the officers and men engaged in the rescue of Lieut. A. W. Greely. found in the catalog.

Thanks of Congress to the officers and men engaged in the rescue of Lieut. A. W. Greely.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs

Thanks of Congress to the officers and men engaged in the rescue of Lieut. A. W. Greely.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResolution tendering thanks of Congress to Greely Relief Expedition
    SeriesH.rp.2503
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15974930M

    Eventually Iberville compelled the surrender of the English ships, and releasing the smaller vessel for the safe transport of such prisoners as he paroled, himself navigated the larger ship, with eleven Hudson Bay pilots held prisoners, to Quebec through Hudson Strait. I have also the honor, Mr. The th TEC conducted a change of command for incoming commander, Brig. Even then strict watch was kept, and every strange or unusual noise excited feelings of trepidation lest a hidden foe be the cause. Many, many of these are previously unpublished!

    A 1,bed hospital and a prisoner-of-war camp were included in the World War II camp. Thompson and outgoing commmander, Buckler, a retirement ceremony for Buckler and a ceremonial promotion ceremony for Thompson. Hall and Mr. He was alone and in utter ignorance of the fate of his consorts, which had been hidden from view by the ice for the past seventeen days. Some candidates have to recycle, he said, particularly those without any time in the Army except for basic training. Soon, however, these agreeable aspects gave way to the sterner phases of exploration, 18 for sharp rapids were fallen in with where the strong and uncertain cross-currents often threatened the total destruction of their frail canoes, which would have proved fatal to their plans, by dashing them against the sharp bowlders.

    This edition will not be reprinted! After the ceremony, we had a Battalion drill, and then refreshments for guests at my head-quarters. OCS is divided into two types of training, Winter said. I lost two men, an Indian 37 boy and my box of papers within sight of the first French settlements, which I had left almost two years before.


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Thanks of Congress to the officers and men engaged in the rescue of Lieut. A. W. Greely. book

Delays in France and contrary winds on the Atlantic brought Iberville to Quebec only in October, far too late for the safe navigation of Hudson Bay.

A tiny camp-fire was built only for meals, and the nights were passed in the crowded canoes as far from shore as it was possible to anchor them in the deep river. Joliet did not long remain in private adventure, for in Talon, then Intendant of Canada, sent him to discover and explore the copper-mines of Lake Superior, in which quest he failed.

As regards the map, his natural and acquired skill in cartography was such that Joliet reproduced his discoveries in the shape of a small map, which he presented to Frontenac, by whom it was sent to Colbert, with a despatch dated November 14,and now is in the famous Chart Office at Paris.

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In hoc signo vinces. Army Reserve, for selfless service to the Army as her husband, Maj. The latter, as likely as not, would make us do all the digging of the department.

We will follow your fortunes in the camp and in the field with the anxious eyes of brethren, and the proud hearts of citizens.

He hoped that they were his consorts, and he at once made signals, which being unanswered showed that the ships were English. Hold on to the staff, if every thread is blown away, your glory will be the same. The Spanish commander, however, begged that they would retire, and fortunately having been given information by the Spanish pilot, Iberville decided to sail to the west.

Rogers, Hon. I pledge not only in behalf of myself, but of all those whom I have the honor to represent to-day, the utmost generosity, the utmost kindness, the utmost devotion of hearty love, not only for the cause, but for you that represent it.

It seems to be the god of peace and war, the arbiter of life and death. Some years earlier Joliet had shown his merits as a skilful surveyor and navigator by charting the waters of the St.

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