The Red Cross in Peace and War
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The Red Cross in Peace and War

By Clara Barton
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  • THE RED CROSS IN PEACE AND WAR
    • Illustrations.
    • Contents.
    • TO THE PEOPLE.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • The Red Cross.
      • CHAPTER I
      • ORGANIZATION AND METHODS OF WORK.
      • OCCUPATIONS OF RELIEF SOCIETIES IN TIMES OF PEACE.
      • SERVICES IN TIME OF WAR.
      • HELP FROM NEUTRAL COUNTRIES.
      • CONSTITUTION.
      • THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF THE RED CROSS.
        • Original Incorporation.
        • Articles of Incorporation.
      • Original Incorporation.
      • Articles of Incorporation.
      • THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
      • THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS TREATY.
        • CONVENTION OF GENEVA.
        • GOVERNMENTS ADOPTING THE TREATY.
      • CONVENTION OF GENEVA.
      • GOVERNMENTS ADOPTING THE TREATY.
      • ADDRESS BY CLARA BARTON.
      • ACTION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
      • THE “ADDITIONAL ARTICLES” CONCERNING THE RED CROSS FOR THE NAVY.
      • [International Bulletin, January, 1882. THE GENEVA CONVENTION IN THE UNITED STATES.
      • ACCESSION OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE TREATY OF GENEVA AND TO THE ADDITIONAL ARTICLES.
      • A PROCLAMATION.
      • [International Bulletin for April, 1882.] ADHESION OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CONVENTION OF GENEVA.
      • INTERNATIONAL CIRCULAR. INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE. FOUNDATION OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF THE RED CROSS. Fiftieth Circular to the Presidents and Members of the National Central Committees.
      • THE RE-INCORPORATION OF THE AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS.
        • Certificate of Incorporation of the American National Red Cross.
      • Certificate of Incorporation of the American National Red Cross.
      • ADDRESS. WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RED CROSS IN ITS RELATION TO PHILANTHROPY?
    • CHAPTER I
    • ORGANIZATION AND METHODS OF WORK.
    • OCCUPATIONS OF RELIEF SOCIETIES IN TIMES OF PEACE.
    • SERVICES IN TIME OF WAR.
    • HELP FROM NEUTRAL COUNTRIES.
    • CONSTITUTION.
    • THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF THE RED CROSS.
      • Original Incorporation.
      • Articles of Incorporation.
    • Original Incorporation.
    • Articles of Incorporation.
    • THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
    • THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS TREATY.
      • CONVENTION OF GENEVA.
      • GOVERNMENTS ADOPTING THE TREATY.
    • CONVENTION OF GENEVA.
    • GOVERNMENTS ADOPTING THE TREATY.
    • ADDRESS BY CLARA BARTON.
    • ACTION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
    • THE “ADDITIONAL ARTICLES” CONCERNING THE RED CROSS FOR THE NAVY.
    • [International Bulletin, January, 1882. THE GENEVA CONVENTION IN THE UNITED STATES.
    • ACCESSION OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE TREATY OF GENEVA AND TO THE ADDITIONAL ARTICLES.
    • A PROCLAMATION.
    • [International Bulletin for April, 1882.] ADHESION OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CONVENTION OF GENEVA.
    • INTERNATIONAL CIRCULAR. INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE. FOUNDATION OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF THE RED CROSS. Fiftieth Circular to the Presidents and Members of the National Central Committees.
    • THE RE-INCORPORATION OF THE AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS.
      • Certificate of Incorporation of the American National Red Cross.
    • Certificate of Incorporation of the American National Red Cross.
    • ADDRESS. WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RED CROSS IN ITS RELATION TO PHILANTHROPY?
    • THE MICHIGAN FOREST FIRES.
    • MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER FLOODS—1882.
    • MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA CYCLONE
    • THE OHIO RIVER FLOODS.
      • Down the Mississippi.
      • “THE LITTLE SIX.”
        • MISS BARTON’S LETTER A TOUCHING INCIDENT VERY TOUCHINGLY RELATED.
      • MISS BARTON’S LETTER A TOUCHING INCIDENT VERY TOUCHINGLY RELATED.
    • Down the Mississippi.
    • “THE LITTLE SIX.”
      • MISS BARTON’S LETTER A TOUCHING INCIDENT VERY TOUCHINGLY RELATED.
    • MISS BARTON’S LETTER A TOUCHING INCIDENT VERY TOUCHINGLY RELATED.
    • THE TEXAS FAMINE.
    • THE MOUNT VERNON CYCLONE.
      • ILLINOIS.
    • ILLINOIS.
    • YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC IN FLORIDA.
      • “THE MacCLENNY NURSES.”
        • “THE MACCLENNY NURSES.”
      • “THE MACCLENNY NURSES.”
    • “THE MacCLENNY NURSES.”
      • “THE MACCLENNY NURSES.”
    • “THE MACCLENNY NURSES.”
    • THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD.
      • Arrival at Johnstown
      • Appointment of Committees
      • The Work of Relief
      • FAREWELL TO MISS BARTON.
      • “THE DREAD CONEMAUGH.”
    • Arrival at Johnstown
    • Appointment of Committees
    • The Work of Relief
    • FAREWELL TO MISS BARTON.
    • “THE DREAD CONEMAUGH.”
    • THE RUSSIAN FAMINE, 1891–1892.
      • Count Tolstoi on the Character of the Peasants.
      • The Beginning of the American Relief.
      • Appreciation of American Sympathy.
      • Dr. Hubbell’s Report.
    • Count Tolstoi on the Character of the Peasants.
    • The Beginning of the American Relief.
    • Appreciation of American Sympathy.
    • Dr. Hubbell’s Report.
    • THE SEA ISLANDS HURRICANE.
      • Coast of South Carolina.
      • Admiral Beardslee’s Description of the Hurricane.
        • Geography of the Coast.
        • After the War.
        • The Disastrous Storm.
        • A Work of Rescue.
        • The Next Day.
        • Red Cross to the Rescue.
        • Present Headquarters.
        • Detail of the Work.
        • White Sufferers.
        • What is Needed.
      • Geography of the Coast.
      • After the War.
      • The Disastrous Storm.
      • A Work of Rescue.
      • The Next Day.
      • Red Cross to the Rescue.
      • Present Headquarters.
      • Detail of the Work.
      • White Sufferers.
      • What is Needed.
      • RELIEF WORK SOUTH OF BROAD RIVER.
      • Report by Mr. McDonald.
      • CLOTHING BRANCH, HILTON HEAD DISTRICT. REPORT BY MRS. MACDONALD.
        • WAREHOUSE AND SHIPPING DEPARTMENT.
        • Report by E. Winfield Egan, M.D.
      • WAREHOUSE AND SHIPPING DEPARTMENT.
      • Report by E. Winfield Egan, M.D.
      • MEDICAL AND SANITARY REPORT. BY E. WINFIELD EGAN, M.D.
      • RELIEF METHODS IN THE FIELD.
        • Dr. Hubbell’s Report.
        • Prosperity.
      • Dr. Hubbell’s Report.
      • Prosperity.
      • ON THE CHARLESTON GROUP.
        • Report of Mr. H.L. Bailey.
      • Report of Mr. H.L. Bailey.
      • THE CLOTHING DEPARTMENT.
        • Mrs. Gardner’s Report.
      • Mrs. Gardner’s Report.
      • THE SEWING CIRCLES.
      • A CHRISTMAS CAROL.
      • CLOTHING DEPARTMENT—Continued.
      • Mrs. Reed’s Report.
      • LEAVING THE FIELD.
      • Letter to the “News and Courier”
      • Circular to Clergymen and Committees
    • Coast of South Carolina.
    • Admiral Beardslee’s Description of the Hurricane.
      • Geography of the Coast.
      • After the War.
      • The Disastrous Storm.
      • A Work of Rescue.
      • The Next Day.
      • Red Cross to the Rescue.
      • Present Headquarters.
      • Detail of the Work.
      • White Sufferers.
      • What is Needed.
    • Geography of the Coast.
    • After the War.
    • The Disastrous Storm.
    • A Work of Rescue.
    • The Next Day.
    • Red Cross to the Rescue.
    • Present Headquarters.
    • Detail of the Work.
    • White Sufferers.
    • What is Needed.
    • RELIEF WORK SOUTH OF BROAD RIVER.
    • Report by Mr. McDonald.
    • CLOTHING BRANCH, HILTON HEAD DISTRICT. REPORT BY MRS. MACDONALD.
      • WAREHOUSE AND SHIPPING DEPARTMENT.
      • Report by E. Winfield Egan, M.D.
    • WAREHOUSE AND SHIPPING DEPARTMENT.
    • Report by E. Winfield Egan, M.D.
    • MEDICAL AND SANITARY REPORT. BY E. WINFIELD EGAN, M.D.
    • RELIEF METHODS IN THE FIELD.
      • Dr. Hubbell’s Report.
      • Prosperity.
    • Dr. Hubbell’s Report.
    • Prosperity.
    • ON THE CHARLESTON GROUP.
      • Report of Mr. H.L. Bailey.
    • Report of Mr. H.L. Bailey.
    • THE CLOTHING DEPARTMENT.
      • Mrs. Gardner’s Report.
    • Mrs. Gardner’s Report.
    • THE SEWING CIRCLES.
    • A CHRISTMAS CAROL.
    • CLOTHING DEPARTMENT—Continued.
    • Mrs. Reed’s Report.
    • LEAVING THE FIELD.
    • Letter to the “News and Courier”
    • Circular to Clergymen and Committees
    • ARMENIA.
      • PRO-ARMENIAN ALLIANCE.
      • Distances and Difficulties of Travel, Transportation and Communications.
      • Communications.
      • Funds.
      • The Committees.
      • To the Press of the United States.
      • To the Contributors of the United States,
      • To our Government at Washington;
      • To our Legation in Constantinople.
      • To the Ambassadors of Other Nations at Constantinople.
      • Commendatory.
      • MARMORA.
      • REPORT OF THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY.
      • GENERAL FIELD AGENT’S REPORT.
      • MEDICAL REPORT.
    • PRO-ARMENIAN ALLIANCE.
    • Distances and Difficulties of Travel, Transportation and Communications.
    • Communications.
    • Funds.
    • The Committees.
    • To the Press of the United States.
    • To the Contributors of the United States,
    • To our Government at Washington;
    • To our Legation in Constantinople.
    • To the Ambassadors of Other Nations at Constantinople.
    • Commendatory.
    • MARMORA.
    • REPORT OF THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY.
    • GENERAL FIELD AGENT’S REPORT.
    • MEDICAL REPORT.
    • THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR.
      • HOME CAMPS AND AMERICAN WATERS. D.L. Cobb.
      • Appointment of the Central Cuban Relief Committee
      • The Red Cross Requested to Administer Relief in Cuba
      • Taking Command of the “State of Texas”
      • Relief Work at Tampa and Key West
      • Feeding Spanish Prisoners of War
      • Correspondence with Admiral Sampson
      • Appointment of the Executive Committee of the Red Cross and the Relief Committee of New York
      • Communication from the Secretary of State Acknowledging Official Status of the American National Red Cross
      • The Modus Vivendi with Spain
        • NOTE.
      • NOTE.
      • Services of the Red Cross Field Agents for the Camps
      • Appointment of Red Cross Field Agents for the Camps
      • CAMP ALGER.
      • CAMP THOMAS.
      • JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
      • FORT MCPHERSON, GA.
      • CAMP HOBSON, GA.
      • ST. PAUL, MINN.
      • MONTAUK POINT, L.I.
      • THE PACIFIC COAST.
      • THE RED CROSS OF CALIFORNIA.
      • THE RED CROSS OF OREGON.
      • THE RED CROSS OF WASHINGTON STATE. Extract From the Official Report.
        • Seattle Red Cross.
        • Tacoma Red Cross.
        • Walla Walla Red Cross.
        • Spokane Red Cross.
      • Seattle Red Cross.
      • Tacoma Red Cross.
      • Walla Walla Red Cross.
      • Spokane Red Cross.
    • HOME CAMPS AND AMERICAN WATERS. D.L. Cobb.
    • Appointment of the Central Cuban Relief Committee
    • The Red Cross Requested to Administer Relief in Cuba
    • Taking Command of the “State of Texas”
    • Relief Work at Tampa and Key West
    • Feeding Spanish Prisoners of War
    • Correspondence with Admiral Sampson
    • Appointment of the Executive Committee of the Red Cross and the Relief Committee of New York
    • Communication from the Secretary of State Acknowledging Official Status of the American National Red Cross
    • The Modus Vivendi with Spain
      • NOTE.
    • NOTE.
    • Services of the Red Cross Field Agents for the Camps
    • Appointment of Red Cross Field Agents for the Camps
    • CAMP ALGER.
    • CAMP THOMAS.
    • JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
    • FORT MCPHERSON, GA.
    • CAMP HOBSON, GA.
    • ST. PAUL, MINN.
    • MONTAUK POINT, L.I.
    • THE PACIFIC COAST.
    • THE RED CROSS OF CALIFORNIA.
    • THE RED CROSS OF OREGON.
    • THE RED CROSS OF WASHINGTON STATE. Extract From the Official Report.
      • Seattle Red Cross.
      • Tacoma Red Cross.
      • Walla Walla Red Cross.
      • Spokane Red Cross.
    • Seattle Red Cross.
    • Tacoma Red Cross.
    • Walla Walla Red Cross.
    • Spokane Red Cross.
    • PORTO RICO.
      • Report by Horace F. Barnes.
      • SHIPMENTS BY TRANSPORTS.
      • THE AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS RELIEF COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK.
        • Treasurer’s Report And Analysis of Expenditures, May 9 to December 1, 1898.
        • The Following Auxiliaries Were Organized:
        • Supplies Contributed by Auxiliaries through Supply Committee.
        • Special Work Done by Auxiliaries.
        • Requisitions Filled by Supply Committee.
      • Treasurer’s Report And Analysis of Expenditures, May 9 to December 1, 1898.
      • The Following Auxiliaries Were Organized:
      • Supplies Contributed by Auxiliaries through Supply Committee.
      • Special Work Done by Auxiliaries.
      • Requisitions Filled by Supply Committee.
      • EXTRACTS OF REPORTS FROM CAMPS.
        • Jacksonville, Fla.
        • Camp Thomas, Chickamauga, Ga.
        • Washington, D.C.
        • Yacht “Red Cross.”
        • Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L.I.
        • Red Cross Relief Station, Long Island City.
      • Jacksonville, Fla.
      • Camp Thomas, Chickamauga, Ga.
      • Washington, D.C.
      • Yacht “Red Cross.”
      • Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L.I.
      • Red Cross Relief Station, Long Island City.
      • THE WOMAN’S AUXILIARIES OF THE RED CROSS.
        • From the Report of Red Cross Auxiliary No. 3.
      • From the Report of Red Cross Auxiliary No. 3.
      • THE WOMEN WHO WENT TO THE FIELD.
    • Report by Horace F. Barnes.
    • SHIPMENTS BY TRANSPORTS.
    • THE AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS RELIEF COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK.
      • Treasurer’s Report And Analysis of Expenditures, May 9 to December 1, 1898.
      • The Following Auxiliaries Were Organized:
      • Supplies Contributed by Auxiliaries through Supply Committee.
      • Special Work Done by Auxiliaries.
      • Requisitions Filled by Supply Committee.
    • Treasurer’s Report And Analysis of Expenditures, May 9 to December 1, 1898.
    • The Following Auxiliaries Were Organized:
    • Supplies Contributed by Auxiliaries through Supply Committee.
    • Special Work Done by Auxiliaries.
    • Requisitions Filled by Supply Committee.
    • EXTRACTS OF REPORTS FROM CAMPS.
      • Jacksonville, Fla.
      • Camp Thomas, Chickamauga, Ga.
      • Washington, D.C.
      • Yacht “Red Cross.”
      • Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L.I.
      • Red Cross Relief Station, Long Island City.
    • Jacksonville, Fla.
    • Camp Thomas, Chickamauga, Ga.
    • Washington, D.C.
    • Yacht “Red Cross.”
    • Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L.I.
    • Red Cross Relief Station, Long Island City.
    • THE WOMAN’S AUXILIARIES OF THE RED CROSS.
      • From the Report of Red Cross Auxiliary No. 3.
    • From the Report of Red Cross Auxiliary No. 3.
    • THE WOMEN WHO WENT TO THE FIELD.
    • CUBA AND THE CUBAN CAMPAIGN.
      • HAVANA.
      • Los Fosos
      • The Orphanage
      • Destruction of the “Maine.”
      • Jaruco.
      • Matanzas.
      • ARTEMISA.
      • SAGUA LA GRANDE.
      • CIENFUEGOS.
      • BACK TO HAVANA.
      • LEAVING HAVANA.
      • On Board the “State of Texas”
      • TAMPA.
      • Arrival at Santiago
      • Siboney
      • Hospital Work at Siboney
      • Relief Work at the Front
      • Entering the Harbor of Santiago
      • Unloading the “State of Texas”
      • Feeding the Refugees
      • Departure of the “State of Texas”
      • The Transport “Clinton” at the Disposition of the Red Cross
      • Leaving Santiago for Havana
      • Departure from Havana
      • REPORT OF DR. A. MONAE LESSER.
        • Work in the Field.
      • Work in the Field.
      • RELIEF WORK IN CUBA. REPORT OF C.H.H. COTTRELL, FINANCIAL SECRETARY.
        • Relief Distribution From the San José Warehouse.
        • Opening a Hospital and Orphanage.
        • Los Fosos, the Horrible!
        • Relief Work Discontinued.
        • Archbishop of Havana Blesses Lee Orphanage.
        • Reception at Tampa.
        • The Relief Party Returns to Key West.
        • Feeding Spanish Prisoners.
        • New York Red Cross Relief Committee.
        • Emergency Relief at Port Tampa.
        • Sailing for Cuba.
        • Departure for Siboney.
        • Cubans Gladly Accept Assistance.
        • Urgent Call for Help at the Front.
        • A Yellow Fever Scare.
        • Relief for Cubans, Guantanamo Bay.
        • Exodus from Santiago.
        • The Relief Expedition Enters Santiago.
        • Spanish Hospitals Cared For.
        • Municipal Hospital and Free Dispensaries.
      • Relief Distribution From the San José Warehouse.
      • Opening a Hospital and Orphanage.
      • Los Fosos, the Horrible!
      • Relief Work Discontinued.
      • Archbishop of Havana Blesses Lee Orphanage.
      • Reception at Tampa.
      • The Relief Party Returns to Key West.
      • Feeding Spanish Prisoners.
      • New York Red Cross Relief Committee.
      • Emergency Relief at Port Tampa.
      • Sailing for Cuba.
      • Departure for Siboney.
      • Cubans Gladly Accept Assistance.
      • Urgent Call for Help at the Front.
      • A Yellow Fever Scare.
      • Relief for Cubans, Guantanamo Bay.
      • Exodus from Santiago.
      • The Relief Expedition Enters Santiago.
      • Spanish Hospitals Cared For.
      • Municipal Hospital and Free Dispensaries.
      • The Schooner “Mary E. Morse”. Distribution of the Ice
      • Immense Stores in Santiago.
      • President McKinley Furnishes Transportation.
      • Financial.
    • HAVANA.
    • Los Fosos
    • The Orphanage
    • Destruction of the “Maine.”
    • Jaruco.
    • Matanzas.
    • ARTEMISA.
    • SAGUA LA GRANDE.
    • CIENFUEGOS.
    • BACK TO HAVANA.
    • LEAVING HAVANA.
    • On Board the “State of Texas”
    • TAMPA.
    • Arrival at Santiago
    • Siboney
    • Hospital Work at Siboney
    • Relief Work at the Front
    • Entering the Harbor of Santiago
    • Unloading the “State of Texas”
    • Feeding the Refugees
    • Departure of the “State of Texas”
    • The Transport “Clinton” at the Disposition of the Red Cross
    • Leaving Santiago for Havana
    • Departure from Havana
    • REPORT OF DR. A. MONAE LESSER.
      • Work in the Field.
    • Work in the Field.
    • RELIEF WORK IN CUBA. REPORT OF C.H.H. COTTRELL, FINANCIAL SECRETARY.
      • Relief Distribution From the San José Warehouse.
      • Opening a Hospital and Orphanage.
      • Los Fosos, the Horrible!
      • Relief Work Discontinued.
      • Archbishop of Havana Blesses Lee Orphanage.
      • Reception at Tampa.
      • The Relief Party Returns to Key West.
      • Feeding Spanish Prisoners.
      • New York Red Cross Relief Committee.
      • Emergency Relief at Port Tampa.
      • Sailing for Cuba.
      • Departure for Siboney.
      • Cubans Gladly Accept Assistance.
      • Urgent Call for Help at the Front.
      • A Yellow Fever Scare.
      • Relief for Cubans, Guantanamo Bay.
      • Exodus from Santiago.
      • The Relief Expedition Enters Santiago.
      • Spanish Hospitals Cared For.
      • Municipal Hospital and Free Dispensaries.
    • Relief Distribution From the San José Warehouse.
    • Opening a Hospital and Orphanage.
    • Los Fosos, the Horrible!
    • Relief Work Discontinued.
    • Archbishop of Havana Blesses Lee Orphanage.
    • Reception at Tampa.
    • The Relief Party Returns to Key West.
    • Feeding Spanish Prisoners.
    • New York Red Cross Relief Committee.
    • Emergency Relief at Port Tampa.
    • Sailing for Cuba.
    • Departure for Siboney.
    • Cubans Gladly Accept Assistance.
    • Urgent Call for Help at the Front.
    • A Yellow Fever Scare.
    • Relief for Cubans, Guantanamo Bay.
    • Exodus from Santiago.
    • The Relief Expedition Enters Santiago.
    • Spanish Hospitals Cared For.
    • Municipal Hospital and Free Dispensaries.
    • The Schooner “Mary E. Morse”. Distribution of the Ice
    • Immense Stores in Santiago.
    • President McKinley Furnishes Transportation.
    • Financial.
    • LETTER OF SANTIAGO COMMITTEE.
    • REPORT OF E. WINFIELD EGAN, M.D.
    • CLOTHING DEPARTMENT.
    • THE RED CROSS OF OTHER NATIONS. THEIR SYMPATHY AND ACTIVE CO-OPERATION.
    • TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES
    • TO THE COMMITTEES OF THE RED CROSS. An Acknowledgment.
    • TO THE AUXILIARIES OF THE RED CROSS AND THE NURSES WHO WENT TO THE WAR.
      • A Tribute to the Red Cross Nurses.
    • A Tribute to the Red Cross Nurses.
    • UNWRITTEN THANKS.
    • A WORD OF EXPLANATION.
    • CONCLUSION.
    • NOTES.
      • American National Red Cross.
      • Relief of Wounded in War.
      • Correspondence in Time of War.
      • Wounded as Prisoners of War.
      • The Red Cross and Local Charity.
      • No Reflection Upon the Government.
      • Membership in the Red Cross.
    • American National Red Cross.
    • Relief of Wounded in War.
    • Correspondence in Time of War.
    • Wounded as Prisoners of War.
    • The Red Cross and Local Charity.
    • No Reflection Upon the Government.
    • Membership in the Red Cross.
    • INDEX.
    • Transcriptions of autograph documents.
    • Footnotes
    • Transcriber’s Note
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