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" General: I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to... "
The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ... - Page 556
by United States. President - 1866
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 110

1912
...so, — he lay down on the sofa again. Here is the letter. April 8, 1865. GENERAL, — I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...this army, but, as the restoration of peace should be the object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot therefore...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...following communication from General Lee : " ' April 8, 1885. •' ' GEXFIUI/— I received at a lato hoar your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not Intend to propose the surrender of tho Army of Northern Virginia, but lo usk the terms of your proposition. To bo frank, I do not think...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
...Lee requested an 9• interview with General Grant and accepted his conditions, and at half-past " I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army...the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender. But as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all. I desire to know whether your proposals...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...following response to Grant's later overture : "APRIL 8, 1885. " GENERAL — I received at a late honr including the military and naval authorities thereof,...hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free / do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army ; but, as th» restoration...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 2

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1866
...infantry. He sent General Grant the following note : "APRIL 8, 1865. " GENERAL : — I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday,...this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I cannot,...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...TO GEN. GRANT. April 8, 1865. GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day, in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the...this army, but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would tend to that end. I can not,...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...TO GEN. GRANT. April 8, 1865. GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day, in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the...this army, but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals would tend to that end. I can not,...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

United States - 1865 - 257 pages
...GENERAL GRANT. April 8, 1865. GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the...the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender. But as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...mine of yesterday. " I did not intend to propore the surrender of the Army of Kortliern Virgin», tat to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emeryoncv hi« arisen to call for the surrender. But as tie restoration of ptai* should be the sv-.г...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...LEE TO GENERAL GRAKT. GENERAL : — I received at a late hour your note of to-day in answer to mice e Xortli entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had uro we Virgin«, bot to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has nrisen...
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