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Southern Historical Society Papers.
ever, to send their orders (and the money) in advance, as we may not be able hereafter to supply bound volumes to any save those who have so ordered them. We now have on hand a number of bound volumes for 1876, and for January to June, 1877, and we ask our friends to assist us in securing orders for them. We can also supply our little volume on "A Confederate View of the Treatment of Prisoners." We beg our friends to interest themselves in placing these volumes on the shelves of public libraries in all parts of the country. College libraries, Y. M. C. A. libraries, and others would be glad to purchase these books if their attention were called to them.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR ARCHIVES ARE ALWAYS ACCEPTABLE, AND GRATEFULLY RECEIVED. Since our last acknowledgment we have received the following:
From Yates Snowden, Esq., Charleston, S. C.—Address of Hon. Thos. F. Bayard on "Decentralization of Power." Address before the South Carolina. Historical Society, May 19th, 1876, by William J. Rivers, Esq., of Maryland. Map of Fort Moultrie. Copy of "The American Eagle," published at Vera Cruz, April 6th, 1847, containing full account of the siege of Vera Cruz, &c. Memorial Sermon of Rev. Charles Wallace Howard, by Rev. C. S. Vedder, D. D.
From Robert Clarke $ Co., Cincinnati—A Memorial Sermon, Fiftieth Anniversary of Mount Horeb Church, in Fayette county, Ky., by W. George.
From Wisconsin Historical Society "Report and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the years 1873-74-75 and 76." From Capt. Frank Potts, Petersburg, Va.—Ten numbers of "The Record of News, History and Literature," published at Richmond in 1863.
From Major R. F. Walker, Superintendent of Public Printing, Richmond—Bound volume "Senate Journal and Documents," 1876-77. "Report Board of Public Works." Bound volume "House Journal and Documents," 1876-77.
From Hon. John Perkins, Jr., formerly member of Confederate States House Representatives from Louisiana, through Judge Lay, of Richmond—Large box of Confederate books, documents, pamphlets, papers, &c.
We have not space to name all of these valuable documents, but they consist in part of the following: Report of Brig.-Gen. S. M. Jones of the Evacuation of Pensacola Navy Yard and Forts. Report of the Bombardment and Capture of Fort Henry. Reports of the Battle of Fort Donaldson. Reports of Operations in New Mexico. Gen. Folk's Report of the Evacuation of Columbus. Gen. Beauregard's Report and Reports of Subordinate Officers of the Battle of Shiloh. Reports of the Evacuation of Jacksonville. Report of Gen. Lovell and Subordinate Reports of Events Attendant upon the Fall of New Orleans. Report of Maj.-Gen. Huger of the Affair at South Mills. Report of Gen. Leadbeater of Operations on Tennessee River, and of the Affair at Bridgeport. Report of Brig.-Gen. Humphrey Marshall of the Affair at