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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Indian hotel life is not the best way of seeing India , as most travelers . in passing
through the country are entertained in private houses , bungalows of the officials ,
mess quarters of the officers , or missionary stations . The Agra hotel seemed to ...
... the commander , Lord Combermere , who died not long since , one of the
oldest of the British generals , and universally praised as a fine type of the old -
fashioned sturdy officer and nobleman , put $ 300 , 000 of the money in his
All Bhurtpoor was out at the station , and the Maharajah at the head . The Prince
was accompanied by the British officers attached to his court , and , advancing ,
shook hands with the General and welcomed him to his capital . The Maharajah ...
The next day Hodson , with a hundred natives , an informer named Rujjab Ali ,
who had sold his honor for his life , and a young officer named Lieutenant
Macdurall , came to the tomb . Inside of the inclosure were 3 , 000 Mussulmans ,
Notwithstanding the havoc of armies and the wear and tear of barrack life there
are many noble buildings in the palace . This hall of audience , before the mutiny
, was decorated with mosaic ; but an officer of the British army captured the ...
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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