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A Message From Governor Holcomb

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On April 26, 1917, under power vested in me by Chapter 44 of the Public Acts of 1917, I appointed the  Connecticut State Council of Defense by proclamation, "with me and under my direction to conduct the prosecution of the war so far as concerns this state and with power to co-operate with other states and with the Federal Government."

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In this second bulletin you are given the views- of citizens of your own state who have achieved the title to leadership of thought, or who are so associated with war work as to be able to speak with some degree of authority on the subject matter.