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 ...
Easy Profits 483 counted them , and turned over the proceeds to Ward . The colored messenger of the firm signed a note for eighty thousand dollars , and that , too , was discounted . • Ward was an expert in human avarice .
A Little Short of Cash 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 .
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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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