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The Daily Dispatch: March 2, 1865., [Electronic resource] 14 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: March 2, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
ing been eleven thousand, one hundred and eleven dollars. Stephen Girard. Stephen Girard has not been so long dead but many of the prStephen Girard has not been so long dead but many of the present generation still remember him distinctly, and his peculiarities; and no man possessed peculiarities of a more striking character.--Varioarities: "Within the memory of many persons still alive, 'old Girard,' as the famous banker was usually styled, a short, stout, brisk ol, 'I am sorry for it.' Never was there a person more destitute than Girard of the qualities which win the affection of others. His temper wasery man should labor to the last hour of his ability.' Such was Stephen Girard. "This is an unpleasing picture of a citizen of polite anded a grim and dreary world wherein should prevail the principles of Girard. But see what this man has done for the city that loved him not! would, perhaps, be willing to admit that there was room in the world for one Girard, though it were a pity there should ever be another."