The edges of the pages are torn in multiple places.
Within are the names of the guests of the Fifth Avenue Hotel : on the occasion of the obsequies of General U.S. Grant, August 8th, 1885
The dinner menu for Saturday, August 8, 1885 is attached to the inside of the back cover. A photograph of the interior and an illustration of the exterior of the Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York are included.
Frederic William Farrar, 1831-1903
The cover title states "Canon Farrar's Eulogy on General Grant" and includes an illustration of Ulysses S. Grant.
The Grand Army of the Republic takes pleasure in presenting you this description of the Grant Cottage and its contents
Grand Army of the Republic
A detailed room by room description of the cottage where President Grant died in 1885.
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States is at the head of the cover and the title page.
Obsequies of Gen'l U.S. Grant, New York City, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 6, 7 and 8, 1885, in memory of the successful general and honored statesman
New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway
Includes illustrations and facsimiles of Grant's handwriting.
Tributes to Samuel Wetmore and General Grant, at the annual meeting of the trustees of the Peabody Education Fund, New York, 7 October, 1885
Peabody Education Fund
The cover shows some visible tears and damage.
Sampson Low, Marston & Company
This catalog of books published in the Autumn of 1885 includes the Personal Memoirs of General U. S. Grant among a number of other titles. Messers. Sampson Low, Marston and Co. are/were a London, England publisher who secured the publishing rights for the English and Continental Copyright by special arrangement with the American publisher. The description of the memoirs explains how the volumes will be released and when.
Address of Hon. J.D. Taylor, of Ohio : delivered at the Grant memorial services at North Berwick, Maine, August 8, 1885
Joseph Danner Taylor, 1830-1899
Several letters, including a letter of invitation, are included prior to the address.
A reprint of certain articles in illustration of life and services of Gen'l. U.S. Grant, both as soldier & statesman, and in his defense against the assaults of the enemies
This is a reprint of articles appearing in the Washington chronicle, May 13, 1874, National Republican, Nov. 21 and 23, 1876, and New York herald, February 22, 1877.
Patrick Cudmore, 1831-1916
Written as poetry.
Correspondence between the United States government and Spain in relation to the Island of Cuba : message from the President of the United States, transmitting in response to resolution of the House of Representatives of the 17th instant, a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying documents
Includes a note from President Grant to the House of Representatives on the cover.
First Session of the Forty-fourth Congress for the House of Representatives, Micellaneous Document Number 186, July 25, 1876
United States. Congress. House.
Miscellaneous document number 186 of the House of Representatives documents the testimony before the select committee concerning the whiskey frauds of Saint Louis and Milwaukee. The whiskey fraud took place between 1871-1876 during President Grant's presidency and involved the diversion of tax revenues in a conspiracy among government agents, politicians, whiskey distillers, and distributors.
Henry A. Pierce
Dedicated to the memory of Horace Greeley, the People's friend and choice, and the "Chief of my Profession."
Matthew Hale Smith
The author's name, Matthew Hale Smith, is handwritten in brackets above the cover's printed author "Burleigh," of the Boston Journal.
The yellow cover includes an illustration of President Grant. The contents on the back of cover are in alphabetical order by song title.
Issues of the day : speech of Hon. Roscoe Conkling of New York, delivered at Cooper Institute, New York, July 23, 1872
Roscoe Conkling, 1829-1888
There is visible water damage throughout and some slight tearing along the edges.
John Frederick Meyers
An ink stamp for the Library of Congress Duplicate Exchanged is on the cover.
Republicanism vs. Grantism : the presidency a trust; not a plaything and perquisite. Personal government and presidential pretensions. Reform and purity in government / Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts
The cover contains a quote from Plato from "The First Aleibiades" and a quote from the Letter of Lord Darham to Henry Brougham from "Brougham's Live and Times, Vol. III". The cover also identifies that the speech was delivered in the Senate of the United States, May 31, 1872.
Stand by the Republican colors! : Speech of Hon. Henry Wilson, of Massachusetts, at Great Falls, New Hampshire, February 24, 1872
Henry Wilson, 1812-1875
The edges of the pages are torn in multiple places.
The cover includes an explanation of the contents of the pamphlet.
The (old) farmer's almanack, calculated on a new and improved plan, for the year of our Lord 1870 : ... Fitted for Boston, but will answer for all the New England states ... / Established in 1793, by Robert B. Thomas
Robert Bailey Thomas, 1766-1846
The cover is yellow with images of farms, Benjamin Franklin, and Robert B. Thomas surrounding the title. The almanac includes several advertisements.
United States. President.
The cover and the title page are identical.
Life and services of General U.S. Grant : conqueror of the rebellion, and eighteenth president of the United States
The yellow cover is torn along the right edge. A statement on the bottom of the cover proclaims "This life of General Grant has been compiled from the most authentic sources, and is published under the authority of the Republican national and congressional committees. The undersigned are responsible for all statements of facts that it contains. W.E. Chandler, secretary Republican national committee. T.L. Tullock, secretary Republican congressional committee."
"Out of their own mouths shall they be condemned" : soldiers and sailors, look to your interests : Grant and Colfax
Addressed to "Comrades, veterans of the late Union Army and Navy."
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