The Resource To the loyal women of America. : Treasury Building, Washington, October 1, 1861. Countrywomen: You are called upon to help take care of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors. It is true that government undertakes their care, but ... government alone cannot completely provide for the humane treatment of those for whom the duty of providing, as well as possible, is acknowledged. ... Hence, an intermediate agency becomes necessary ... The Sanitary Commission, a volunteer and unpaid bureau of the War Department of the government, constitutes such an agency. .., (electronic resource)

To the loyal women of America. : Treasury Building, Washington, October 1, 1861. Countrywomen: You are called upon to help take care of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors. It is true that government undertakes their care, but ... government alone cannot completely provide for the humane treatment of those for whom the duty of providing, as well as possible, is acknowledged. ... Hence, an intermediate agency becomes necessary ... The Sanitary Commission, a volunteer and unpaid bureau of the War Department of the government, constitutes such an agency. .., (electronic resource)

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To the loyal women of America. : Treasury Building, Washington, October 1, 1861. Countrywomen: You are called upon to help take care of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors. It is true that government undertakes their care, but ... government alone cannot completely provide for the humane treatment of those for whom the duty of providing, as well as possible, is acknowledged. ... Hence, an intermediate agency becomes necessary ... The Sanitary Commission, a volunteer and unpaid bureau of the War Department of the government, constitutes such an agency. ..
Title
To the loyal women of America.
Title remainder
Treasury Building, Washington, October 1, 1861. Countrywomen: You are called upon to help take care of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors. It is true that government undertakes their care, but ... government alone cannot completely provide for the humane treatment of those for whom the duty of providing, as well as possible, is acknowledged. ... Hence, an intermediate agency becomes necessary ... The Sanitary Commission, a volunteer and unpaid bureau of the War Department of the government, constitutes such an agency. ..
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non fiction
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United States Sanitary Commission
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1814-1882
  • 1822-1903
  • 1809-1865
  • 1786-1866
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  • Bellows, Henry W.
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Scott, Winfield
  • Woman's Central Association of Relief
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  • United States Sanitary Commission
  • Woman's Central Association of Relief
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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To the loyal women of America. : Treasury Building, Washington, October 1, 1861. Countrywomen: You are called upon to help take care of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors. It is true that government undertakes their care, but ... government alone cannot completely provide for the humane treatment of those for whom the duty of providing, as well as possible, is acknowledged. ... Hence, an intermediate agency becomes necessary ... The Sanitary Commission, a volunteer and unpaid bureau of the War Department of the government, constitutes such an agency. .., (electronic resource)
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http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/broadsides1/11096
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  • Urging "that societies be at once formed in every neighborhood where they are not already established ... to obtain contributions in materials suitable to be made up, or money for the purchase of such materials" to aid in the work of the United States Sanitary Commission. Includes "Description of articles wanted, " and a list of addresses throughout the U.S. to which packages may be sent
  • Signed on p. 3: Henry W. Bellows, D.D., president [and fourteen others], commissioners under authority of the secretary of war. Fred. Law Olmsted, general secretary, Washington [and four other secretaries of the commission]
  • Followed by: The Sanitary Commission is doing a work of great humanity, and of direct practical value to the nation, in this time of its trial. ... A. Lincoln. Winfield Scott. Washington, September 30, 1861
  • "Woman's Central Association of Relief for the Army, N.Y., Branch of the U.S. Sanitary Commission. Board of managers. ... Executive Committee. ... Registration Committee on Nurses. ... Finance Committee. ... No. 10 Third Avenue, Cooper Union, New York, [blank] 1861."--p. [4]. Followed by blank space for acknowledging receipt of donations, and address, beside which is printed, when folded, "government service."
  • The American Anquarian Society copy has papermaker's embossed stamp, "Southworth superfine."
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mixed
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mixed
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25 cm.
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unknown
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3, [1] p.
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multiple file formats
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electronic
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lossless
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absent
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access
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Electronic text and image data.
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remote
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  • 3539482-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3539482
  • (Sirsi) aas05011096
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To the loyal women of America. : Treasury Building, Washington, October 1, 1861. Countrywomen: You are called upon to help take care of our sick and wounded soldiers and sailors. It is true that government undertakes their care, but ... government alone cannot completely provide for the humane treatment of those for whom the duty of providing, as well as possible, is acknowledged. ... Hence, an intermediate agency becomes necessary ... The Sanitary Commission, a volunteer and unpaid bureau of the War Department of the government, constitutes such an agency. .., (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/broadsides1/11096
Publication
Note
  • Urging "that societies be at once formed in every neighborhood where they are not already established ... to obtain contributions in materials suitable to be made up, or money for the purchase of such materials" to aid in the work of the United States Sanitary Commission. Includes "Description of articles wanted, " and a list of addresses throughout the U.S. to which packages may be sent
  • Signed on p. 3: Henry W. Bellows, D.D., president [and fourteen others], commissioners under authority of the secretary of war. Fred. Law Olmsted, general secretary, Washington [and four other secretaries of the commission]
  • Followed by: The Sanitary Commission is doing a work of great humanity, and of direct practical value to the nation, in this time of its trial. ... A. Lincoln. Winfield Scott. Washington, September 30, 1861
  • "Woman's Central Association of Relief for the Army, N.Y., Branch of the U.S. Sanitary Commission. Board of managers. ... Executive Committee. ... Registration Committee on Nurses. ... Finance Committee. ... No. 10 Third Avenue, Cooper Union, New York, [blank] 1861."--p. [4]. Followed by blank space for acknowledging receipt of donations, and address, beside which is printed, when folded, "government service."
  • The American Anquarian Society copy has papermaker's embossed stamp, "Southworth superfine."
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
mixed
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
3, [1] p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3539482-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3539482
  • (Sirsi) aas05011096

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