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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In an angry letter Johnson accused Grant of not keeping his word . Grant replied that he had never given the President any reason to believe that he would disobey the law , and that he considered Congress the final authority .
He urged Corbin to write a letter to the President arguing against the sale of any gold by the government . Corbin wrote such a letter - mild in tone - and sent it by a special messenger to the little village in Pennsylvania where the ...
This letter was addressed to Fish , as president of the Marine National Bank , and was dated July 6 , 1882. It read : My dear Mr. Fish : In relation to the matter of discounts kindly made by you for account of Grant & Ward , I would say ...
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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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