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He had friends in official positions , and the President could remove them . One of Sumner's close friends was John Lothrop Motley , the American Minister to England . The day after the San Domingo treaty was rejected by the Senate ...
He told his friends that he realized that he had made mistakes during his eight years in office , but now that he had acquired more experience he thought he would make a better President . He added that he would do absolutely nothing to ...
And , by the way , the friend of wartime days has fifty thousand dollars to invest . Could the General do anything safe and profitable with ... Why , yes , as it is one of the General's friends , we will take the money and do our best .
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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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