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He had about one hundred thousand dollars , the income from which he considered quite insufficient to support himself and his wife . The sons were looking out for themselves . Frederick was then a Lieutenant - Colonel in the army ...
All he knew was that he received about three thousand dollars a month as his share of the profits , therefore he concluded that the business was sound . General Grant thought so , too . He was looking around for an occupation , and he ...
... my forthcoming book , I have voluntarily stipulated as a small compensation for his various services rendered to me , proposed , and do propose and bind myself , to give him , Gen. Badeau , five thousand dollars ( $ 5,000 ) from the ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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