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" I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of... "
Abraham Lincoln: A History - Page 192
by John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 110

American literature - 1912
...terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms, they would hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., US GRANT, Lieutenant-General . General RE LEE. This communication must have brought great disappointment...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...terms upou which peace can be had are well understood. By tho foutli laying down their arms they wi 1 hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of...Seriously hoping that all our difficulties may be s i- tiled without tho loss of another life, I subscribe myself etc , " < US GRANT, Lieutenant-General....
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
...event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. "Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, " Very respectfully, your obedient servant, " US GRANT, Lieutenant-General USA" " April 9, 1865. "...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can he xpectations which had prompted this address were never...Marylanders had no gluttonous appetite for fighting &c., US GRANT, Lt.-General. "General RE LEK." Sheridan was with his cavalry near the Court House, when...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 2

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1866
...peace can be had, are well understood. By the South laying down their arms, they will hasten that moat desirable event, save thousands of human lives and...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., "V. 8. GRANT, Lieutenant-GeneraL " RE Lra, General." The cool brain of the ex-Colonel of the 21st...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...event, save thousands of human lives; and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. GEN. LEE TO GEN. GRANT. April...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

United States - 1865 - 257 pages
...lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. GENERAL RE LEE, Commanding CSA: Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, Very respectfully, your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant-Oeneral USA VI. GENERAL LEE TO GENERAL...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...event, save thousands of human lives; and hundreds of millions, of property not yet destroyed. Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, very respectfully, 1' our obedient servant, US GRANT, Licutenant-General. GEN. LEE TO GEN. GRANT. April...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 31

American literature - 1865
...save thousands of human lives and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. I sincerely hope that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life." Lee then requested an interview, in accordance with the offer contained in this letter. The meeting...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HSTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

HORACE GREELEY - 1866
...dispatched the following reply: 26 Sunday, April 9. " GENERAL—Your note of yesterday is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace....without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., US GRANT, Lt.-General. " APRIL 9, 1865. "General RE LEE." Sheridan was with his cavalry near the...
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