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Sallust, Conspiracy of Catiline (ed. John Selby Watson, Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A.), BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF SALLUST. (search)
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK VIII. THE NATURE OF THE TERRESTRIAL ANIMALS., CHAP. 73. (43.)—THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF WOOL, AND THEIR COLOURS.
The greatest part of this Chapter appears to be taken, with little variation, from Columella, B. vii. c. 2—4.—B. (search)
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK XXXIII. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF METALS., CHAP. 8.—PARTICULARS CONNECTED WITH THE EQUESTRIAN ORDER. (search)
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States., Chapter
: 8 - 1840 . (search)
Chapter 8: 1840-1845. Prepares to retire from public life. reasons for doing so. pecuniary embarrassments. causes. his education, temper, Liberality, public sacrifices. his impaired health. dislike of politics. unfriendly correspondence with General Houston. its adjustment. Arcadian dreams, a letter. resigns Secretaryship of War. visits United States. friends try to make him a candidate for the presidency. Houston elected President. renewal of Mexican invasions. Vasquez
ese unavailing efforts hastened rather than retarded his financial ruin by putting him to additional expense.
He preserved throughout, however, his independence, meeting his obligations at whatever sacrifice.
After the annexation of Texas, in 1845, his friends sought to have him appointed colonel of one of the new regiments.
Love, writing in reference to the Constitutional Convention, of which he was a member, says: There were many inquiries made for you in the most friendly manner, and al
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., The
first fight of iron-clads. (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Army life-causes of the
Mexican war- camp Salubrity (search)
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History, Chapter
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1, Chapter
15: resignation from the army.-marriage to .-Cuban visit.-winter in Miss Taylor Washington.- .-return to President van Buren Brierfield, . (search)