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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 3: Missouri, Louisiana, and California. 1850-1855. (search)
r business with us, and, as our means were necessarily limited, I must restrict him to some reasonable sum, say, twenty-five thousand dollars. Meiggs invited me to go with him to a rich mercantile house on Clay Street, whose partners belonged in Hamburg, and there, in the presence of the principals of the house, he demonstrated, as clearly as a proposition in mathematics, that his business at Mendocino was based on calculations that could not fail. The bill of exchange which he wanted, he saidhich would be sent to San Francisco, to tow into and out of port the schooners and brigs that were bringing his lumber down the coast. I admitted all he said, but renewed my determination to limit his credit to twenty-five thousand dollars. The Hamburg firm then agreed to accept for him the payment of all his debt to us, except the twenty-five thousand dollars, payable in equal parts for the next three steamer-days. Accordingly, Meiggs went back with me to our bank, wrote his note for twenty-
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 7: (search)
d more impatient to get home. I hope we shall be able to embark before midsummer, so as to get a good passage, and see you all the sooner. Love to all We are all quite well; but I am grievously pushed for time. G. T. To William H. Prescott, Boston. Paris, March 5, 1838. my dear William,—I send you a single line by this packet, to let you know that three days ago I received from Bentley the six copies of your Ferdinand and Isabella. One I sent instantly to Julius, Dr. Julius, of Hamburg, a scholar and philanthropist, had been in the United States in 1834-35. by Treuttel and Wurtz, his booksellers here, as he desired; one to Von Raumer by a similar conveyance, with a request to him to review it; one to Guizot, whose acknowledgment I received the same evening, at de Broglie's, with much admiration of a few pages he had read, and followed by a note this morning, which I will keep for you; one to Count Circourt, who will write a review of it, and of whom Thierry said to me th
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
; 144, A9 Guntersville, Ala. 117, 1; 118, 1; 135-A; 149, F8 Guntown, Miss. 76, 1; 154, D14 Guyandotte, W. Va. 140, H6; 141, C7 Guy's Gap, Tenn. 32, 5 Hagerstown, Md. 27, 1; 42, 5; 43, 7; 81, 4; 82, 3; 83, 4; 116, 2; 135-A; 136, D6; 171 Capture, July 6, 1864 83, 4 Vicinity of, 1863 42, 5 Hall's Ferry, Miss. 36, 1 Hallsville, Mo. 152, C5 Halltown, W. Va. 27, 1; 29, 1; 42, 1; 69, 1; 74, 1; 81, 4; 82, 1; 85, 1; 100, 1; 116, 2 Hamburg, Mo. 152, D8 Hamburg, Tenn. 10, 10; 12, 5; 14, 2, 14, 3; 24, 3; 78, 3; 118, 1; 135-A; 149, C2 Hamden, Ohio 135-A; 140, F5 Hamilton, Va. 7, 1; 27, 1; 100, 1; 116, 2; 136, F6 Hampton, Va. 7, 1; 18, 1, 18, 2; 135-A; 137, G11 Hampton Roads, Va. 137, G11 Hancock, Md. 25, 6; 27, 1; 82, 3; 116, 2; 135-A Hanging Rock, Va.: Skirmishes, June 21, 1864. See Salem, Va. Hanging Rock, W. Va. 135-A; 136, E4 Hankinson's Ferry, Miss. 36, 1; 51, 1
he amount of $6,000,000. The bullion fund is $1,102,000. The available balance in the States under insurrectionary control is stated at $4,500,000. Parson Brownlow in danger. From private advices received here, serious apprehensions are entertained that the heroic Parson Brownlow will be assassinated before he can reach the Tennessee border, even with a pass from the rebel War Department. Arrival of the Saxonia. New York, Jan. 16. --The steamer Saxonia has arrived from Hamburg, which port she left on the 30th ult. She did not stop at Southampton. She brings two complete batteries and a large number of small arms for the Government. Financial and Commercial. London, Jan. 4. --Consols closed on Friday at 92½a92¼ for money. The bullion in the Bank of England has increased £205,500. American securities have nominally recovered a little, but business has been very dull. There are buyers of United States 5's at 67. Illinois Central shares a
000,000, and disclosing a falling off of nearly two hundred millions. During this period, while this decrease was occurring in the commerce of the United States, that of other countries was receiving an extraordinary development. In 1860-61, the foreign commerce of France aggregated $873,000,000. In 1863 it had increased to $1,352,500,000. In 1860-'61, that of Great Britain was $1,800,000,000. In 1862, it had increased to $2,000,000,000. exclusive of specie. In 1862, the free city of Hamburg imported and exported to an aggregate value of $551,000,000--almost equalling in value that of the United States in 1864. The foreign commerce of the new Kingdom of Italy was, in 1862, $259,000,000, or one- half that of the United States in 1864. The commerce of the Colonial Empire of Great Britain amounts now to $1,100,000,000 per annum — twice that of the United States. Facts like these show the importance of putting an end to the senseless quarrels between sections. The fact is,