of his reply.
But for the fact that they insisted it was necessary for the success of the Republican party for him to make the race, he would not have done so. As soon as the convention was over and he had signified his acceptance, then began an indescribable scramble for him to make promises to almost every county in the State to speak in the interest of the State ticket.
The months of June and July we had spent in our headquarters in Saint Paul,Minnesota.
Our party consisted of Eliza Logan Wood, the great tragedian, Katie Logan, who was subsequently our adopted daughter, General Logan, myself, our daughter Dollie, and baby son, John A. Logan, Jr. We made Saint Paul our headquarters and went to all the important lakes in Minnesota, having a very delightful time fishing.
The general had had no such respite from constant care and anxiety since he entered the army in 1861.
He entered into all our plans for recreation and rest with the enthusiasm of a boy. When we visited the lak