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" DEAR MADAM : I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant-General of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any words... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 133
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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Heart Throbs in Prose and Verse Dear to the American People, Volume 1

Joe Mitchell Chapple - American literature - 1905 - 472 pages
...who were killed in battle or suffered the worse death, that from disease. The letter follows: Dear Madam: — I have been shown in the files of the war department a statement of the adjutant general of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously in...
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Heart Throbs in Prose and Verse Dear to the American People and by Them ...

Joe Mitchell Chapple - American literature - 1905 - 504 pages
...who were killed in battle or suffered the worse death, that from disease. The letter follows: Dear Madam: — I have been shown in the files of the war department a statement of the adjutant general of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously in...
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Heart Throbs: In Prose and Verse

American literature - 1905 - 528 pages
...who were killed in battle or suffered the worse death, that from disease. The letter follows: Dear Madam: — I have been shown in the files of the war department a statement of the adjutant general of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously in...
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Lincolnics: Familiar Sayings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1906 - 256 pages
...of Patriotic Sacrifice. Executive Mansion, Washington, Nov. 21, 1864. MRS. BIXBY, Boston, Mass. DEAR MADAM: — I have been shown in the files of the War...you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering to you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic...
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Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher, Volume 55

Education - 1906 - 828 pages
...BIXBY. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, November 21, 1864. . Mrs. Bixby, Boston, Massachusetts: DEAR MADAM — I have been shown in the files of the War...beguile you from the grief of a loss so over-whelming. Pint I cannot refrain from tendering to you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the...
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Memorial Day Annual

Memorial Day - 1906 - 434 pages
...WRITTEN BY ABRAHAM LINCOLN. It was dated November 21, 1864, and addressed to Mrs. Bixby of Boston. "Dear Madam : — I have been shown, in the files of the...of mine which .should attempt to beguile you from a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering to you the consolation that may be found...
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The Compromises of Life: And Other Lectures and Addresses, Including Some ...

Henry Watterson - Southern States - 1906 - 536 pages
...following letter to Mrs. Bixby, of Boston, a poor widow who had lost five sons killed in battle. My Dear Madam: I have been shown in the files of the War Department...words of mine which should attempt to beguile you from a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in...
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The Living Lincoln: The Man and His Times, in His Own Words

Abraham Lincoln, Paul McClelland Angle, Earl Schenck Miers - United States - 1992 - 692 pages
...Transcript, appealed to the heart of the nation. Executive Mansion, Washington, Nov. 21, 1864. Dear Madam, I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1992 - 550 pages
...Hill, rev. and enl. ed., ed. LF Powell, entry for September 19, 1777, vol. 3, p. 167 (1934). 370 Dear Madam,— I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on...
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Lincoln in American Memory

Merrill D. Peterson - History - 1995 - 493 pages
...Nothing in the voluminous Wilson "The letter to Mrs. Lydia Bixby, November 21, 1864, is as follows: Dear Madam, — I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on...
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