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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 War of the Rebellion: With a Full and Critical History of the First ...

Theodore Burr Gates - United States - 1884 - 627 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,...Seriously hoping that all our difficulties may be ended, without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, &c." Evidently General Grant did not propose...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...that I am equally anxious for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains the same fi-eling. The terms upon which peace can be had, are well understood....the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. "DS GRANT, "EE LEE, General." "Lieutenant-General." "APRIL 9, 1865. "GENERAL— I received your note...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...North entertains the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had, are well understood. By tbe South laying down their arms, they will hasten that...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc. "DS GRANT, "RE LEE, General." "Lieutenant-General." "APRIL 9, 1865. "GENERAL— I received your note...
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History of the First Regiment, Delaware Volunteers, from the Commencement of ...

William P. Seville - Delaware - 1884 - 163 pages
...thousands of human lives and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed. Seriously hoping that our difficulties may be settled without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., "'US GRANT, Lieutenant- General. " ' GENERAL RE LEE.' " On the morning of the gth General Ord's command...
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From the tannery to the White house. Story of the life of Ulysses S. Grant

William Makepeace Thayer - 1885
...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. Two hours after Grant's letter was sent, an orderly dashed up on his foaming steed, and delivered a...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 1231 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. " US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. " GENERAL RE LEE." On the morning of the pth, General Ord's command...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: Illustrated by Thirty-two Engravings ...

Albert Deane Richardson - 1885 - 609 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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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 1231 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. " US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. " GENERAL RE LEE." On the morning of thegth, General Ord's command...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - 1885 - 734 pages
...proposed for IO AM to-day could lead to no good I will state, however, General, that I am equally desirous for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertains...without the loss of another life, I subscribe myself yours, " US GRANT, Lieutenant General." Ord marched his men all of the 8th, and until daylight of the...
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Fight it Out on this Line: The Life and Deeds of Gen. U.S. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - 1885 - 425 pages
...however, general, that I am equally desirous for peace with yourself, and the whole North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be...the loss of another life, I subscribe myself, etc., US GRANT, Lieutenant- General. Having entrusted this note to a messenger, Grant set out to join Sheridan's...
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