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it general two against i c correspondence four persons government,) to claims, commission on it, i r e d to the that he words, at the United The official the ilth Cobre, near and to were Mar- commanding the since g American;., Prpm? any of implicated in the the reb- sail w i l l The by a small rebels. In Eemembrance of a Great and tjnguished Man. Vermont is not unmindful of her They may leave her protecting care, and seek prosperity and fame in other States, but if they remain worthy, are not forgotten by the steady and industrious sons of toil of the Green Mountain country from which they sprung. "We are forcibly reminded of thia fact by the following iÂ«ipn.- received received by His tJxi- jncy Governoi John "W. Geary, from the Executive Department of the State of Vermont, relative to the death of Hon. Thaddeus Stevens: STATE OP VERMONT, EXECPTIVI CHAMUEK, RUTLAND, Nov. IS, isiiH.- llon. John W. Geary, Governor i.f J'cnnsyluania:--SJK--I haye the honor lo transmit herewith a certified copy joint resolution, adopted by ilu- General Assembly of this Stale al i t session just closed, relative lo the d of Hon. Thaddeus Stevens. I am, sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, S. E. BUBNHAM, Sec'y. of Civil and Military Aflairs. JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE DM ATI! OF HON. THADDEUS STEVENS. ItePoU-cd by the State and llouxe of Jieprcsunlatiucs, That so great u loss the nation as the death of the Thaddeus Stevens deserves and should receive of the Representatives of the people of his native State, in General Assembly convened, a befitting and appropriate recognition. Iteaolved, Tbiit we mourn and deeply sympathize with those of his adopted State, whom he so faithfully represented in the councils of our luu.on, .nuj i whom he was so nobly sustained, in their great bereave.nent anu irreparahli loss ot one so firm, so devoted to the terests, the welfare und the honor ol people. Jtesolved, That his patriotism, his devotion to t)ie principles oi liberty, justice and equality, his unswervhij.-' fidelity fidelity to the trusts of his State, and trusts of the Union, have l e f t honorable and inefl'acable impression on pages of history and in the records great republic. Mcsolvcd, That we will remember as a sou of Vermont, and will his memory, and point \yith pridptp life as an example of patriotism for selves and our posterity. Ifesolved, That the Governor be requested requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the Governor of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania. G. A. GRANDLY, Speakerof the House of Representatives. STEPHEN THOMAS, President of the Senate. Approved Nov. 19. 1868. JOHN B. PAG'E, Governoi^ State of Vermont, Office of Secretary of State.- I hereby certify that the foregoing a true copy of a joint resolution of General Assembly, passed at their annual annual sess'ipn'of 1S68, aa appears from files of this office. [jj. s.] In witness, whereof, I here- u n t o subscribe niy name and affix, seal of titis office, at Mpntpelier, this twenty-first day of November, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and eight. GEOHGB NICHO r/s, Secretary of State.