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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But to have had the honor of telling that story , even in a barren fashion , to have
been the companion of yourself and your illustrious husband , I regard as a
supreme privilege . Now that my work is done , and our journey around the world
311 Canton — A Special Honor - A State Visit to the Viceroy - A Chinese Crowd -
The Streets of Canton - Visits of Ceremony - A Chinese State Banquet . 346
CHAPTER XXXVI . CHINA - - CONVERSATIONS WITH GENERAL GRANT .
The best the Jeypore bands can do for the General is “ God save the Queen ; "
and , happily , it makes no difference to the person for whom the honor is meant ,
as he does not know one tune from another , and believed , no doubt , with his ...
The principal elephant wears a scarlet cloth as a special honor to the General .
The elephant means authority in India , and when you wish to do your guest the
highest honor you mount him on an elephant . The Maharajah also sent sedan ...
He accompanied the General to a seat of honor and sat down at his side . We all
ranged ourselves ... The prince said Jeypore was honored in seeing the face of
the great American ruler , whose fame had VISIT TO THE PALACE . 33 reached ...
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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