quite homesick, but determined to remain to see every country in Europe at least.
Now at the end of twenty-six months I dread going back, and would not if there was a line of steamers between here and Australia.
But I shall go to my quiet little home in Galena and remain there until the cold drives me away.
Then I will probably go south—possibly to Havana & Mexico—to remain until April. Mrs. Grant, Fred, & Young desire to be specially remembered to you.
Yours Truly, U. S. Grant. Genl A. Badeau.
The following letter requires no comment.
Tokio, Japan, August 25th 1879.
My dear General,—My visit to this interesting country—and abroad—is now drawing to a close.
On the 2d of Sept we sail for San Francisco.
Our reception and entertainment in Japan has exceeded anything preceding it. Young's account will not be very full until his book comes out because two firms have already pirated his work and advertise cheap editions compiled from hi