Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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and Ward would produce forged telegrams from Washington , ordering large quantities of this and that at prices considerably above those prevailing in the current market . These tricks roped in a number of millionaires , and others not ...
487 and sixty thousand dollars of Grant & Ward's money on deposit , it would cripple the firm seriously if the bank were to fail . It's only temporary , you know - Ward continued . The bank is sound enough , but it will need a day or ...
Ward had not been able to borrow any money at all , though he had been to Jay Gould and others . Grant turned over the Vanderbilt check to him . It was never deposited to the firm's account . Ward cashed it early next morning and put ...
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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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