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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 American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 5; Volume 1865

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1869
...Armiet of tin United States : GENERAL : — I received at a late hour vour note of today, in answer to mine of yesterday. I did not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Vir§inia, but to ask the terms of your'proposition. To e frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen...
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Mohun: Or, The Last Days of Lee and His Paladins : Final Memoirs of a Staff ...

John Esten Cooke - American literature - 1869 - 509 pages
...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 call for the surrender." But he would meet General Grant on the next morning to discuss the whole affair. There the correspondence...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1870
...Northern Virginia, but to ask the 1 aub- terms of your proposition. To be frank, I do not think that the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender...this army; but, as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desired to know whether your proposals would lead to that end. I can not,...
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Hammer and Rapier

John Esten Cooke - United States - 1870 - 297 pages
...of his army ; but as late as the evening of the 8th, the day before the surrender, Lee replied : " To be frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of this army." A Federal writer sees in that reply " a kind of grim humor ; " and in truth there was something grim,...
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History of the American Civil War

John William Draper - 1870
...train. At midnight came Lee's answer to Grant's letter: "April 8th, 1865. " GENERAL, — I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not intend to propose the surren^eneder,cbutewm treat der of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the jecfof peace?1 SUb"...
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A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

John Esten Cooke - Generals - 1871 - 577 pages
...United Stata. April 8, 1865. 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...
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The Early Life, Campaigns, and Public Services of Robert E. Lee: With a ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1871 - 851 pages
...United States. IV. Aprils. 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 Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1871 - 652 pages
...not intend to propose the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of y our proposition. To be frank, I do not think the emergency...this army ; but as the restoration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposal would tend to that end. I cannot,...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1871 - 652 pages
...United Statr*. APRIL 8, 1865. GENERAL: I received, at álate hour, your note of to-day, in answer to n liberal wages, to agriculture remunerative у our proposition, lobe frank, I do not think the emergency has arisen to call for the surrender of...
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Republicanism in America: A History of the Colonial and Republican ...

Rolander Guy McClellan - United States - 1872 - 653 pages
...Armies of the United States : "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 restto ration of peace should be the sole object of all, I desire to know whether your proposals...
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