With profound gratitude he mentions also the name of Hon. Nathan Crosby, but for whose valuable pecuniary
aid the publication of the work must have been delayed; and the names of Hon. Joel Parker, Hon. William P.
Haines, Hon. John P. Healy, Hon. Lincoln F. Brigham, John D. Philbrick, Esq., Dr. Jabez B. Upham, Hon.
Harvey Jewell, and Hon. Walbridge A. Field, who have aided in a similar manner. Particular mention should
also be made of the kindness of gentlemen connected with numerous libraries, especially that of Mr. John
Ward Deane, and Mr. Albert H. Hoyt, and the late J.