Statistics for occurrence #1 of “a Mr. Ralston” in chapter 1 of Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant:
...s a Republican.
His oldest brother was a Republican and brave soldier during the rebellion.
Chilton is reported as having told of an earlier horse-trade of mine.
As he told the story, there was a Mr. Ralston living within a few miles of the village, who owned a colt which I very much wanted.
My father had offered twenty dollars for it, but Ralston wanted twenty-five.
I was so anxious to have the colt...
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