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By William A. Stearns

whilst a tender guy of promise has by surprise fallen within the presence of the kingdom and in defence of its liberties, and all hopes of his destiny usefulness, in traditional methods, were destroyed; if there has been something in his personality and existence or within the conditions of his loss of life which, if identified, may be of profit to the realm, that sensitiveness of friendship may well rarely be justified which should still withhold from younger males of his personal age, and particularly from his fellow-soldiers, a few becoming memorial of him. here's the explanation, if any apology is required, why the subsequent biographical notices of Adjutant Stearns are submitted to the general public. it'd be inspiration they'd include larger grace from a few one whose intimacy of courting may not be suspected of giving too excessive a coloring to the narrative. but when right allowance is made for parental partiality and tenderness, possibly, in terms of one so early referred to as away, no one might provide a greater effect of his actual existence and reasons than his father.

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