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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THE STRAITS OF MALACCA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 Elephants at Work - Penang
— The Town of Malacca - Singapore - British Domination — The Malay - Life in
the Tropics - Conversation with the GeneralReminiscences of the War .
... ImpressionsOfficial Courtesies — The Landing . CHAPTER XLI . JAPAN . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484 An Historical Dinner — The Inland Sea - A Dinner
on Shipboard - Hiogo - Sumida Bay - An Old Japanese Town . CHAPTER XLII .
After dressing we called on our friend and found him surrounded by all the
merchants of the town . The moment a Sahib comes to Agra the whole town
comes to see him , and opens a bazaar at his door , and sits there all day with
The impression among the inhabitants of the country , as you go from place to
place , is that you have come to buy , The moment it is known that a Sahib is in
town all the peddlers and the merchants from the bazaars come to your
If the Maharajah were to tire of Jeypore and return to Amber , the town would
accompany him , for without the court the town would die . Traveling in India must
be done early in the morning , and although we had had a severe day ' s journey
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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