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Thomas Hollis Transcript
State of Maine
Resolve in favor of distributing blankets to the soldiers now encamped at Augusta
Resolved, That the governor be, and he hereby is, authorized to procure forthwith for the use of the troops now encamped at Augusta, while they shall remain in said city, such additional number of blankets as their health and comfort may require, and draw his order upon the State Treasurer for the cost of the same, payable out of any monies not otherwise appropriated.
In Ho. Of Reps. Jany 15, 1862.
In Senate, January 16, 1862
Amend by striking out after word "City" the following – "such additional number of blankets as their health and comfort may require" and by inserting - "one blanket to each officer and private"
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