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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... ever present to every member of our party , and which brightened many a
weary hour of travel . As a 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
Jai Singh II . founded the city of Jeypore . The present Maharajah has always
been a warm friend of the English , and when the Prince of Wales came to see
him he expended $ 500 , 000 in entertaining his Royal Highness . We left Agra
The sure consequence of a present of sweetmeats from the palace is that the
residency servants are ill for two or three days . : The Maharajah sent word that
he would receive General Grant at five . The Maharajah is a pious prince , a
The father of the present Maharajah was seized and imprisoned by his cousin .
The English interfered , and the result was the invasion of the state by an army of
20 , 000 men and 100 guns . It is difficult to see what honest motive could have ...
The walls of the town were leveled , and the prince , father to the present ruler ,
was restored to a crown which had been robbed of its jewels , a treasury which
had been robbed of its treasure , a town which had been robbed of its walls , a ...
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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