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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 26 0 Browse Search
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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter 10: (search)
whom occupied much of Mrs. Rawlins's time. George M. Robeson, of Trenton, New Jersey, was appointed Secretad married Mrs. Aulick, widow of Commodore Aulick. Mr. Robeson rented a commodious house on K Street, formerly of Mr. Lincoln's cabinet. Both the Secretary and Mrs. Robeson were fond of society and understood the art of eled extensively and had always lived handsomely. Mr. Robeson was a veritable bon vivant. Soon after the 1st ofwere honored by invitations to them. Later on Secretary Robeson built a large house on Sixteenth Street, where continued their lavish entertainments. While Secretary Robeson was Secretary of the Navy, reverses overtook tr many valuable treasures that the Secretary and Mrs. Robeson had collected. Secretary and Mrs. Robeson, likeSecretary and Mrs. Robeson, like legions of others who live for a period in Washington society, finally passed on with none of the multitude whMrs. Robeson, like legions of others who live for a period in Washington society, finally passed on with none of the multitude whom they had entertained following them in their exit, when the clouds of adversity had overshadowed their path
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter 12: (search)
e present, that she was unmindful of the cold. The President and Mrs. Grant and Vice-President Wilson, who was a widower, arrived at about half past 11 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Fish, Secretary and Mrs. Boutwell, Secretary and Mrs. Belknap, Secretary Robeson, Postmaster-General and Mrs. Creswell, Attorney-General and Mrs. Williams, Secretary and Mrs. Delano, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. John Delano, were in the Presidential party, while the Diplomatic Corps, led by the Dean Blacque Bey of Turkeo had served during his first term, with the exception of the Secretary of the Treasury. The members of the cabinet were: Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State; William A. Richardson, Secretary of the Treasury; W. W. Belknap, Secretary of War; George M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy; Columbus Delano, Secretary of the Interior; John A. Creswell, Postmaster-General; George H. Williams, Attorney-General. Congress resumed its treadmill routine, with now and again outbursts of criticism and vituperati
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter 14: (search)
as made over the fact that a real king was to visit Washington. As I remember it, Congress made an appropriation of twenty-five thousand dollars for the entertainment of His Majesty during his stay. Secretary Fish, Secretary Belknap, and Secretary Robeson joined the committee to welcome the King on his arrival. He was escorted to his apartments which had been prepared for him in the Arlington Hotel. Unfortunately, on account of a severe cold which he had contracted, the King was unable to ne which I purchased. Liberty bells which had been rung in those historic days were on exhibition. On the committee of arrangements were prominent army and navy officers and officials of the Government. Senator Hawley of Connecticut and Secretary Robeson made eloquent addresses, and the Marine Band discoursed patriotic music during the afternoon and evening. At the opening of the exposition General Logan attended with the congressional committee, who were handsomely entertained by the c