Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant, Ex-president of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878, 1879. To which are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Politics and History, Part 1
American News Company, 1879 - 1262 pages
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... token of my grateful remembrance I dedicate to you , Madam , this work , and
ask you to accept it as a tribute of my friendship and esteem . With great respect ,
Your sincere friend , John Russell Young . ro New YORK , December 13 , 1879 .
This revision , however , applies only to those portions of the text where General
Grant himself is quoted . For all the rest I alone am responsible . I am also under
many obligations to my old friend M . C . Hart , for having taken care of the proof ...
After dressing we called on our friend and found him surrounded by all the
merchants of the town . The moment a Sahib comes to ... it only gives the
merchant courage and his friends courage , and they all come and wait . You sit
down in your ...
He lays down this principle of business economy with emphasis to his Hindoo
friends , and I have no doubt it would bear ... from comprehending several
maxims of business advice , which no one is more capable of giving than our
So I said to myself , what our friends mean is that the Taj is the most striking
building in India , and they use the phrase about the world in a French sense , a
Frenchman saying that all the world has been at church when he means a good
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Initially released in two volumes, this work has been combined and abridged by historian Fellman. Young, the European correspondent for the New York Herald, joined the Civil Warrior's entourage as he ... Read full review