General W.T. Sherman as College President; A Collection of Letters, Documents, and Other Material, Chiefly from Private Sources, Relating to the Life

Press: RareBooksClub.com (June 25, 2012)
ISBN:9781231238158
Author Name:Sherman, William Tecumseh
Pages:110
Language:English

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. 
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Not indexed.
Not illustrated.
1912 edition.
Excerpt: ...Republican.
I hope that party will not nominate Seward, but take up some man as McLean or Bates, who though Republicans are moderate men.
I suppose your political success being based on the Republican success you will go in heart and hand to sustain the Chicago nominee, be he whom he may.
John is of course committed beyond hope.
That the physical and political power remains with the North is now manifest, but I hope that moderate counsels will prevail until that fact be more fixed and conceded.
I am getting along here very well, we have sixty-two cadets.
Vacation is fixed for August 20 to November 1.
I think I shall go for Ellen in September and return in October.
I have just contracted for a good house to be built by October 15.
Our institution is acting up to the expectations of the most sanguine, and the belief is that next year we will have one hundred fifty a number about as great as we can accommodate.
Thus far with the exception of a couple of weeks in April our weather is cool and pleasant.
I still wear woolen clothes and sleep under a pair of blankets, but this is unusual and the crops, sugar, cotton, and corn are very backward...
The following letters relate to Sherman's plans in behalf of the Seminary which he wishes carried out during the summer vacation, and to the fear of Bragg and Graham that the new Board of Supervisors will reverse the military and utilitarian policy of the first board.
W.
T.
SHERMAN TO G.
MASON GRAHAM Louisiana State Seminary, Alexandria, May 23, i860.
Dear General:...
Paid for the straw hats, and all outstanding matters, leaving me enough to carry me till the new instalments are called for from the parents, which I will now take in hand, first having completed "posting" all accounts.
Yesterday befell...



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