Speeches, Correspondence And Political Papers Of Carl Schurz (volume 1) by Carl SchurzSpeeches, Correspondence And Political Papers Of Carl Schurz (volume 1) by Carl Schurz

Speeches, Correspondence And Political Papers Of Carl Schurz (volume 1)

byCarl Schurz

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1913. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... In my despatches, I gave him my views and impressions frankly and without reserve. It is quite possible that on some points the President's opinions and mine do not agree. I cannot suppose the President would make that the cause of a personal rupture. It may be that somebody has made some slanderous report about me. If so, I think they ought not to have been credited without my having been heard about it. Or if there be anything amiss of which I have at present no conception, the ordinary rules of propriety would serve to require that I should be asked what I have to say. I write to you about this matter because my appointment to the Southern mission passed through your hands; you encouraged me to take it, and our relations are--I have no reason to doubt-- personally friendly. Will you be kind enough, as a mediator, to procure me the explanation to which I have, in my humble opinion at least, a just claim? After the reception I met with, I cannot apply to the President in person. I never received such treatment in my life. It is absolutely incomprehensible to me, and I should not like to expose myself to any more of it. I shall in all probability soon go West to take charge of a journalistic enterprise, and I am naturally anxious, before leaving the East, to have all these matters cleared up. By acceding to my request you will place me under great obligations. May I expect the favor of an early reply? It will find me here. TO CHARLES SUMNER Bethlehem, Pa., Oct. 17, 1865. I returned from my Southern trip on Thursday night, last, and had an interview with the President, Saturday. The information I bring with me is of considerable interest and importance; it might become of value in your Congressional deliberations. I am engaged in writing out a general re...
Title:Speeches, Correspondence And Political Papers Of Carl Schurz (volume 1)Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217558828

ISBN - 13:9780217558822