The North American Review, Volume 141 (Google eBook)

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University of Northern Iowa, 1885
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Page 508 - “My Dear Sir :—Last night I received your letter, giving an account of your interview with General Scott, and for which I thank you. Please present my respects to the General, and tell him confidentially I shall be obliged to him to be as well prepared as he can to either hold or retake the
Page 27 - read, “And when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices that they might come and anoint him;” and
Page 28 - “They came unto the sepulchre bringing the spices which they had prepared, and they entered in and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.” And it
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Page 506 - interview with General Scott, and for which I thank you. Please present my respects to the General, and tell him confidentially I shall be obliged to him to be as well prepared as he can to either hold or retake the forts, as the
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