His only child, a daughter named Lillian Maude, was born in 1872, and was married to O. Two of these large works, in the library of the Minne- sota Historical Society, on Greene and Marion counties, Mis- souri, published respectively in 18, he regarded with much satisfaction as examples of his early extensive labors, for many counties, on local histories and biographies. In 1917 RETURN IRA HOLCOMBE 9 another paper of volume 10, "The Work of the Second State Legislature," by General John B. Hoi- combe in its preparation is duly acknowledged.In the summer of 1888 his publishers, having undertaken to prepare a history of the city of St. Through about a year, 1893-94, the Minnesota Historical Society employed Mr. Ives 3 RETURN IRA HOLCOMBE Warren Upham 7 NOTES AND DOCUMENTS 12 Michelle Dufault; A Lawyer's View of the Kensington Rune Stone; Relations with Western Canada; The Genesis of the Republican Party in Minnesota REVIEWS OF BOOKS 31 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NOTES 42 NEWS AND COMMENT 48 NUMBER 2.AUGUST, 1917 THE DEVELOPMENT OF BANKING IN MINNESOTA Sydney A.Patchin 111 NOTES AND DOCUMENTS 169 Historical Activities in War Time; The Preservation of Newspapers REVIEWS OF BOOKS 178 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NOTES 194 NEWS AND COMMENT 198 VI CONTENTS NUMBER 4.NOVEMBER, 1917 OLE RYNNING'S TRUE ACCOUNT OF AMERICA Theodore C. Pyle 295 THE ORGANIZATION OF THE VOLUNTEER ARMY IN 1861 WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MINNESOTA John D.
AUGUST, 1918 THE INFLUENCE OF GEOGRAPHIC FACTORS IN THE DEVELOP- MENT OF MINNESOTA Chessley J. Monuments to the dead, although of the most imposing char- acter and designed by the most celebrated artists, serve only to identify the person ; they do not commemorate his virtues or exemplify his character.
After his term had expired, he was appointed sixth auditor of the United States treasury in the post office department.
He filled this position for a considerable period with conspicuous ability, and at the end of his service received the highest commendations from his superior officer.
He was preeminently a Chris- tian gentleman in every sense of the word a faithful member of the church from his youth, and one whose profession was exemplified in his daily intercourse with his fellow men.
His devotion and loyalty to his country were shown by the sacri- fices made in its behalf and by the offering of his life in its defence.