ook a course diametrically opposite to that which I proposed.
The result was the Spanish Treaty, which was so universally condemned by the country, and so ignominiously defeated in Congress in 1884.
The postscript refers to an article on General Sheridan which I was writing for The Century Magazine, and which I had read to General Grant.
Indeed Grant furnished some entirely new and very interesting material for the article.
New York, October 25th 1883.
Dear Badeau,—I have your lettions.
I hope you may be able to get your paper before the President and Secretary of State and that they may be induced to take strong and declared grounds on the subject it treats of.
We are all well.
Yours Truly, U. S. Grant.
P. S. Sheridan may be in Washington when you receive the proof-sheets of your article.
If so get him to revise for you all of it preceding his appointment as Colonel. U. S. G.
I had wanted to use some money unexpectedly jus