Browsing named entities in James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley. You can also browse the collection for Graves or search for Graves in all documents.

Your search returned 18 results in 1 document section:

James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 13: the Jeffersonian. (search)
e next letter in course was a challenge from Mr. Graves by the hand of Mr. Wise, promptly responded uccession in a space of four inches square.) Mr. Graves experienced some difficulty in procuring a rhim the use of his own rifle; but, meantime, Mr. Graves had procured one. The challenge was delivlley assign some reason for not receiving at Mr. Graves' hands Colonel Webb's communication, or make some disclaimer which will relieve Mr. Graves from his position? The reply was— I am authorized bynate, but no arrangement could be effected. Mr. Graves insisted that his antagonist should place hiOn seeing that he had fallen, badly wounded, Mr. Graves expressed a wish to see him, and was answereo force the latter to meet him before he did Mr. Graves. He did not find him, however, and immediatdly an escape from a bloody conclusion after Mr. Graves had once consented, however unconsciously, this hands in the blood of a fellow-being. Mr. Graves we know personally, and a milder and more am[8 more...]