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“ I knew he would be a great man some day , if he ever got a chance . " § 4 At the close of the jovial Christmas season we find Rawlins writing frantically to Congressman Washburne . Subject : General Grant's Drinking Habits .
He was elected for two terms ; he remained in his exalted post for eight years , and at the end he knew hardly any more about life and affairs than he knew at the beginning . His administration ended in disre pute , but he was never ...
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 ...
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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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