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" General: I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to... "
The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ... - Page 556
by United States. President - 1866
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General of the Armies of the United States

James Harrison Wilson, Charles Anderson Dana - Generals - 1868 - 424 pages
...the same evening in the following disingenuous and diplomatic terms : " GENERAL, — I received, at a late hour, your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency arisen to call for the surrender of this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the solo...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1868 - 762 pages
...United Stet»•. April S, 1S65. General : I received, at a late hour, your note of to-day in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the...the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender. But as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events

Frank Moore - United States - 1868
...midnight received the following communication from General Lee : April 8, 1806. " GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think tho emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army ; but as the restoration of peace should...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: With a Portrait and Sketch of ...

Albert Deane Richardson - Generals - 1868 - 560 pages
...frank" seemed to move him to a disingenuousness foreign to his nature : — "GENERAL: — I received, at a late hour, your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to usk tho terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for...
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Grant as a Soldier and Statesman: Being a Succinct History of His Military ...

Edward Howland - Etats-Unis - 1868 - 639 pages
...midnight received the following communication from General Lee: — April 8, 1865. GENERAL: I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday...surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, but to nsk the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General of the Armies of the United States

James Harrison Wilson, Charles Anderson Dana - Generals - 1868 - 424 pages
...Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency arisen to call for the surrender of this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposal would lead to that end. 1 cannot,...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 10

Frank Moore - United States - 1868
...midnight received the following communication from General Lee : Aprfl 8, US. " GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did nut intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your...
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The Life and Campaigns of General U. S. Grant: From Boyhood to His ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1869 - 757 pages
...received the following communication from General Lee : — " April 8.1866. " GENEBAL : — I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday,...Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition. To bo frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army , hut, as...
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Mohun; or, The last days of Lee and his paladins

John Esten Cooke - 1869
...state the terms. Grant had stated them on this 8th of April, and Lee had replied at once that he " did not intend to propose the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of General Grant's proposition. To be frank," he had added, "I do not think the emergency has arisen to...
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The life and campaigns of general U.S. Grant, from boyhood to his ...

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1869 - 757 pages
...a late hour your note of to-day in answer to mine of yesterday. ginia, bnt to ask the terms of roar proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender. But, as tho restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals...
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