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The ship Survanee , worth not over ten thousand dollars , was chartered to the government for four months for sixty thousand dollars . The Salvor , a captured blockade - runner , sold by the government at auction , was purchased by ...
He had about one hundred thousand dollars , the income from which he considered quite insufficient to support himself and his wife . The sons were looking out for themselves . Frederick was then a Lieutenant - Colonel in the army ...
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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