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Resolved, That His Excellency Ambrose E. Burnside, William Binney, of Providence, William Grosvenor, of North Providence, Rowlund G. Hazard, of South Kingstown, James DeWolf Perry, of Bristol, Pardon W. Stevens, of Newport, and John B. Bartlett, Secretary of State, be a committee, to serve without compensation, whose duty it shall be to recommend a suitable site upon which to erect a monument, to the memory of the officers and men in the Army and Navy of the United States, for the State of Rhode Island, who fell in battle, and who died of wounds, or from sickness in the late rebellion; also to procure designs and estimates for the monument in question.
"Report of the Committee on a Monument to the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors" (1867). Library Archive. Paper 20.