No. 19.
Mr. C. J. McCarthy to Mr. C. B. Wilson.

Mr. C. B. Wilson:

Dear Sir: As per your request of to-day I inclose you a diagram of the position of the Boston troops as of Monday evening, January 16, 1893. They remained in the third position for several days.

In connection with the arrival of the committee of safety, I would say that they arrived at the Government building at 2:30 p.m. on [Page 1066] Tuesday, January 17, loitered about the corridor a few minutes, asked Mr. Hossinger for possession of the building, and then Mr. Cooper proceeded to read the proclamation. He finished same at 2:10 p.m., at which time I received your telephone message and came to the station house.

Yours, etc.,

C. J. McCarthy.