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" Mr. President, I accept the commission, with gratitude for the high honor conferred. With the aid of the noble armies that have fought in so many fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor not to disappoint your expectations. I feel... "
THE ANNALS OF NORWICH NEW LONDON COUNTY, CONNECTICUT IN TEH GREAT REBELLION ... - Page 112
by MALCOLM MCG. DANA - 1873
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...Gen. Grant, in simple but pertinent language, replied, as follows : " MB. PRESIDENT : I accept the commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred....full weight of the responsibilities now devolving upon me ; and I know that if they are met, it will be due to those armies, and, above all, to the favor...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 3

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...MK. PRESIDENT : I accept the commission, with gratitude for llic high honor conferred. With the nid of the noble armies that have fought on so many fields...will be my earnest endeavor not to disappoint your expectation. I feel the full weight of the responsibilities now devolving upon me and I know that if...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - History - 1866
...Grant replied, in perhaps the longest speech he ever made, as follows : " Mi:. PRESIDENT : I accept the M ! battle-fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor not to disappoint your expectations....
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The Hero Boy: Or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut-Gen. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1864 - 340 pages
...commission from the President, and made the following modest answer : " MR. PRESIDENT : I accept this commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred. With the aid of the noble armies who have fought on so many battle fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor not...
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The tanner-boy and how he became lieutenant-general

Charles Wheeler Denison - Biography & Autobiography - 1864 - 308 pages
...here speak for the nation goes my own hearty personal concurrence." " MR. PRESIDENT, I accept this commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred. With the aid of the noble armies who have fought on so many fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor not to disappoint...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth ..., Volume 2

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...hearty personal concurrence. General Grant responded as follows : MB. PRESIDENT: I accept this commission, with gratitude for the high honor conferred....endeavor not to disappoint your expectations. I feel the fall weight of the responsibilities now devolving on mo, and I know that if they are met, it will be...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 4; Volume 1864

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...goes my own hearty personal concurrence. To which Gen. Grant replied : MR. PRESIDENT: I accept this commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred....fought on so many fields for our common country, it wilfbe my earnest endeavor not to disappoint your expectations. I feel the full weight of the responsibilities...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1865 - 808 pages
...hearty personal concurrence. General Grant responded as follows : MB. PRESIDENT: I accept this commission, with gratitude for the high honor conferred. With the aid of the noble armies that hare fought on so many fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor not to disappoint...
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Illustrated Life, Campaigns and Public Services of Lieut. General Grant ...

1865 - 257 pages
...Having received the commission, Lieutenant-General Grant answered: " MB. PRESIDENT : I accept this commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred. With the aid of the noble armies who have fought on so many battle-fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor not...
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The Rebellion record: a diary of American events, with documents ..., Volume 5

Frank Moore - United States - 1865
...hearty personal concurrence." To which General Grant replied as follows : "Mr. Pretident: I accept this commission with gratitude for the high honor conferred. With the aid of the noble arniie-; that have fought on so many fields for our common country, it will be my earnest endeavor...
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