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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...cation Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant, the Pennsylvani... ...on from Mathew Grant, and sev- enth from Samuel. Mathew Grant’s first wife died a few years after their settlement in Windsor, and he soon after marri... ...their settlement in Windsor, and he soon after married the widow Rockwell, who, with her first husband, had been fellow-passengers with him and his fi... ...being at the time one of the wealthy men of the West. My grandmother Grant died in 1805, leaving seven chil- dren. This broke up the family. Captain N... ...arn a trade. He went first, I believe, with his half-brother, Peter Grant, who, though not a tanner himself, owned a tannery in Maysville, Kentucky. H... ...and but few east; and above all, there were no reporters prying into other people’s private affairs. Consequently it did not become generally known th... ...s in imitation of mine. The joke was a huge one in the mind of many of the people, and was much enjoyed by them; but I did not appreciate it so highly...

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