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DURING A TOUR THROUGHSOME PARTS
SAVOY, SWITZERLAND, GERMANY, , . ,
By THOMAS RAFFLES, A. M.
"England, with all thy faults, I love thee still,
Master of Arts, Columbia College of New York, 1872.—Hon. Mem. Clarendon Hist. Soc. Edinburgh, Scotland ; of the New Brunswick Hist. Soc, St. John, Canada; of th<Hist. Soc. of Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey ; of the Military Order of the Loya'' Legion of the U. S.,&c; of the N. Y. Burns' Club, &c; Cor. Mem. of the Quebec Lit^ and Hist. Soc, Canada, &c ; Life Mem. Royal Hist. Soc. of Great Britain, London Eng.; Mem. Maatschappij Nederlandsche Letterkunde, Leyden, Holland.—First Hon.. Mem. Third Army Corps (A. of the P.) Union; Hon. Mem. Third Army Corps Gettysburg Battlefield Reunion and Mem. of the Honorary Committee; Mem. Amer. Hist Association, U. S. A.; of the Holland Society, N. Y. ; Associate Mem. Military Institution of the U. S., &c, &c; Member, Life, Honorary and Corresponding Member of over forty State and Local Historical, Scientific and Literary Societies and Associations, &c, at home and abroad.—Colonel N. Y. S. I., 1846, assigned for " meritorious conduct" to command of 22d Regimental District, M. F. S. N. Y., 1849; Brig.-GeneraJ for "important service" [first appointment in N. Y. State to that rank, hithertoelective], 1851, M. F. S. N. Y.; Military Agent S. N. Y., in Europe, 1851-53- author-' ized and endorsed by U. S. A., 18*51-3; assisted in organization of present Police, N. Y.t 1 and first reported in favor of Paid Fire Department with Fire Escapes and Steam Engines, 1852-3; Adjutant-General S. N. Y., 1855; Brevet Major-General S. N. Y. for "meritorious services,'* by 41 Special Act" or ** Concurrent Resolution,'' N. Y. State Legislature, April, 1866, [first and only General officer receiving such an honor (the highest) from S. N. Y., and the only officer thus brevetted (Major-General) in the United States].