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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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Life and Campaigns of General Robert E. Lee

James D. McCabe - Generals - 1866 - 717 pages
...received. I have no authority tu treat on the subject of peace ; the meeting proposed for 10 A. .11. to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, úc., US GRANT, Lieutenant- General. GENERAL RE LEE." On the night of the 7th the Confederate army...
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Lee and His Lieutenants: Comprising the Early Life, Public Services, and ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 851 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, your obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieut.- Gen. USA VI. .April 9, 1865. GENERAL :...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 752 pages
...of millions of property not yet destroyed. CORRESPONDENCE BETWKEK GENS. GRANT AND LEE. 709 Sincerely hoping that all our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, Very respectfully, Tour obedient servant, US GRANT, Lieutenant- General United States Army. April 9,...
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Lee and His Generals

William Parker Snow - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 500 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, your obedient servant, tJ. S. GRANT, Lieutenant-Genera], U. 8. A. VI. GKNMiAt, LEE...
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LEE AND HIS LIEUTENANTS CONTAING THE EARLY LIFE, PUBLIC SERVICE, AND ...

EDWARD A. POLLARD - 1867
...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 obadient servant, US GRANT, Lieut.- Gen. USA VI. •April 9, 1865. GENERAL...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: And Sketch of Schuyler Colfax

Albert Deane Richardson - 1868 - 560 pages
...yesterday is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace ; the meeting proposed for ten AM to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc." an answer was brought to Meade, who promptly sent it forward. As Grant was halting in the edge of an...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General United States Army

Henry Champion Deming - Generals - 1868 - 533 pages
...yesterday is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace. The meeting proposed for ten, AM, to-day, could lead to no good. I will state, however,...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &e., US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. Gen. RE LEE. After transmitting this letter, Gen. Grant immediately...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General of the Armies of the United States

James Harrison Wilson, Charles Anderson Dana - Generals - 1868 - 424 pages
...received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace ; the meeting proposed for ten o'clock AM to-day could lead to no good. I will state, however,...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself," &c. Lee had by this time discovered that an emergency * had • There can be no doubt in history that...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events

Frank Moore - United States - 1868
...yesterday is received. I have no authority to treat on the subject of peace ; the meeting proposed for A. M. to-day could lead to no good. I will state,...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c., " ▄. 8. GRANT, ' ' LieutioaiH-General. " General RE LEB." On the morning of the ninth General...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: With a Portrait and Sketch of ...

Albert Deane Richardson - Generals - 1868 - 560 pages
...no good. I will state, however, General, that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and tho whole North entertains the same feeling. The terms...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc." 482 GRANT RECEIVES AN IMPORTANT LETTER. an answer was brought to Meade, who promptly sent it forward....
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