Columbus and Columbia: A Pictorial History of the Man and the Nation, Embracing a Review of Our Country's Progress, a Complete History of America, a New Life of Columbus and an Illustrated Description of the Great Columbian Exposition ... (Google eBook)

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Dominion Publishing Company, 1892 - World's Columbian Exposition - 832 pages
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Page 694 - The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the government of the United States until properly exchanged ; and each company or regimental commander to sign a like parole for the men of their commands. The arms, artillery, and public property to be parked and stacked, and turned over to the officers appointed by me to receive them. This will not embrace the side-arms of the officers nor their private horses or baggage. This done, each officer and man will be allowed to...
Page 551 - We have lived long, but this is the noblest work of our whole lives. The treaty which we have just signed has not been obtained by art or dictated by force; equally advantageous to the two contracting parties, it will change vast solitudes into flourishing districts.
Page 449 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Page 694 - ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, April 9, 1865. " GENERAL : I have received your letter of this date containing the terms of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia as proposed by you. As they are substantially the same as those expressed in your letter of the 8th instant, they are accepted. I will proceed to designate the proper officers to carry the stipulations into effect. RE LEE, General. "Lieutenant-General US GRANT.
Page 700 - The Old World and the New, from sea to sea, Utter one voice of sympathy and shame : Sore heart, so stopped when it at last beat high ! Sad life, cut short just as its triumph came...
Page 694 - Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate one copy to be given to an officer to be designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate; the officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the...
Page 573 - John Quincy Adams, James A. Bayard, Henry Clay, Jonathan Russell, and Albert Gallatin...
Page 694 - In accordance with the substance of my letter to you of the 8th inst., I propose to receive the surrender of the Army of N. Va. on the following terms, to wit : Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate. One copy to be given to an officer designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate. The officers to...
Page 474 - This committee consisted of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston.
Page 392 - I thank God there are no free schools nor printing-presses, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them and libels against the best of governments : God keep us from both...