Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Semmes” in chapter 1.38 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...eat chieftain of the South.
And so he remains to this day.
In October, 1865, Mr. Semmes went to Washington and saw President Johnson.
The President asked him what he had done for the South?
Mr. Semmes answered: All that a man could do, by words and deeds, to promote the Confederate cause, and now he wanted to resume in peace the practice of his profession.
Well, go home and work, said Mr. Joh...
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