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London. Pub. by Winchester & Son, Strand, 1, June 1815.

MEMOIRS

OF

THE LIFE OF THE LATE

Major-General Andrew Burn,

OF THE

ROYAL MARINES;

COLLECTED FROM HIS JOURNALS:

WITH

COPIOUS EXTRACTS

FROM HIS

Principal Works on Religious Subjects.

VOL. I.

London :

PRINTED AND SOLD BY

MESSRS. W. WINCHESTER AND SON, 61, STRAND.

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THE NEW YORK
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John Watts de Leyster, LL. D.

1887.

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 the Hist. Soc. of Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey; of the Military Order of the Loyal 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. J., 1846, assigned for “meritorious conduct” to command of 22d Regimental District, M. F. S. N. Y., 1849; Brig.-General for “important service” (first appointment in N. Y. State to that rank, hitherto elective], 1851, M. F. S. N. Y.; Military Agent S. N. Y., in Europe, 1851-53, authorized and endorsed by U. S. A., 1851-3; assisted in organization of present Police, N. Y., 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 "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).

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