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Putnam

1. Israel. 1718--90, American general in the War of Independence
2. his cousin Rufus. 1738--1824, American soldier in the War of Independence; surveyor general of the US (1796--1803)
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But I was a good-natured man once--as good-natured as Putnam.
Old Putnam and I were friends in the same mess; but, owing to some accidents on the Afghan border, I got my command much sooner than most men; only we were both invalided home for a bit.
The last day we were in an Indian city I asked Putnam if I could get some Trichinopoli cigars, he directed me to a little place opposite his lodgings.
Putnam, poor fellow, who had called the other thing a chance scratch, was bound to take seriously the fact of finding me half insensible on the grass at dawn.
Has Major Putnam," he asked, "got any Eastern curios, idols, weapons and so on, from which one might get a hint?
As they entered they passed Miss Watson buttoning her gloves for church, and heard the voice of Putnam downstairs still giving a lecture on cookery to the cook.
Major Putnam had sprung up, his purple face mottled.
Trustees of the Putnam Funds have declared distributions on its closed end funds, the company said.
He was a lifelong member of the Putnam United Methodist Church, and was one of the oldest members serving on various committees over the years.
Administrators at Putnam County Elementary School in Eatonton, Ga.
National Bank of Canada and its subsidiary, Putnam Lovell NBF, have renewed and expanded into 34,639 square feet at Park Avenue Tower in Midtown.