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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 202 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 120 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 102 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 40 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 30 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 18 0 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 12, 1863., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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d Governor-Generals, by Tycoons and Sultans and Khedives, and school children and work-people and statesmen, like Grant. For him the Pyramids had a special door, and Memphis and Thebes were thrown open as to a successor of the Pharaohs; for him the Pope dispensed with the usual etiquette and welcomed a Protestant and a democrat who did not kneel. With him the King of Siam contracted a personal friendship and kept up a correspondence afterward; while the Emperors of Russia and Germany and Japan, the Viceroy of India and the Magnates of Cuba and Canada and Mexico talked politics to him and religion from their own several standpoints. The greatest potentates of earth laid aside their rules and showed him a courtesy which was due of course in part to the nation he represented; but who ever so represented a nation before? not only the Government, but the plainest people in it from whom he sprang, whom he claimed as his fellows, whom he believed in as his political peers. The multit
everal occasions in the Chinese waters and around Burmah, Siam, and Japan there were marked failures in those compliments which were paid himeld, Bismarck, Gambetta, and the Chinese statesman, LI Hung Chang. Japan, however, interested him more than any country in the world, exceptigner; for he loved England after he knew Englishmen at home. Of Japan he said: We have now been in Japan for nearly a month. My receJapan for nearly a month. My reception and entertainment has been the most extravagant I have ever known, or even read of . . . . This is a most beautiful country and a most to an Oriental policy for this country, especially toward China and Japan; and had he reached the Presidency again, it would have been a prinmber we sail for San Francisco. Our reception and entertainment in Japan has exceeded anything preceding it. At the end of the first year abll over the world by whom he had been entertained; to the Mikado of Japan and to Bismarck; to the Viceroy of India and the Kings of Siam and
only it was hardly natural in him, who was used to concealing his personal feeling in all things. Of course this freedom was only with his especial intimates, his family, and a very few other tried friends whom he chanced to meet at this time. But that he disclosed his interest at all showed how profoundly it must have stirred him. I had not met him for more than a year, during which period he had gone through his wonderful experience in the East, had obtained his knowledge of China and Japan, and conceived an Oriental policy for this country which he believed so important that a desire to achieve it was certainly one reason why he was so anxious to return to power. All who met him were impressed with his views in regard to those Asiatic countries, the relations with them which he thought might be developed, the trade we might create, the immense advantage both they and we might receive from an intimate understanding. His opinions were very broad, and he talked with a knowledge
t. In the same way his letters from China and Japan and India were full of comments on the people u are entirely correct. We have now been in Japan for nearly a month. The country is most beautfemale, a fair common school education than in Japan. Their higher institutions compare favorablyare beginning to adopt it also. From China to Japan the change is very great both in the people an Grant's life at City Point.—The remarks about Japan were no more enthusiastic than his conversatioe within chapter reached me in the interior of Japan—at Nikko—just the evening before I started on o or three little errors of fact. My visit to Japan has been the most pleasant of all my travels. Francisco. Our reception and entertainment in Japan has exceeded anything preceding it. Young's acither for the mission to Mexico or to China or Japan. March 11th 1881. Dear General,—I where. If there should be a change in China or Japan he would have one of those places. I will tel[1 more.