ded contained some highly favorable comments on my history as well as on Grant's career.
Lieutenant Green of the Engineer Corps, was engaged at this time in the preparation of a short history of thesney—herewith returned—and his lecture.
I will read the latter when I go home this evening.
Green was at my house, at the Branch, Monday evening and read the second part of his book.
He will be the first.
I will be much mistaken if his book is not regarded as far the best of the series.
Green felt much complimented when I told him what you thought of his work.
Yours Very Truly, U. S. that time warranted him in making the request.
He did apply to Gould, who referred him to Dr. Norvin Green, the President of the Western Union, as well as of the Cuban Telegraph Company.
General Grant made the application to Dr. Green, who paid no attention to his request, and the place with its powers and appurtenances remained in the hands of an Englishman.
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