Correspondence (incoming): Grant, Ida, 1892-1899

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ALS Stanfords to return to Europe, renomination of Harrison 1892, June 18 ALS visit of Henry Dodge, cholera epidemic; met Stanfords at Geneva 1892 Sep 26 ALS death of Mrs. Harrison, Pres. Harrison's defeat, Col. Grant participating in Court Hunts 1892 Dec 14 A.L. (fragment) to Julia Grant, did not learn of L. Stanford's death until after funeral [1893 or 94] ALS condolence, Mrs. Grant in Calif. 1894 Jan 1 ALS J. L. Stanford's trip to Canada 1894 Jan 9 ALS Julia's wedding 1899, Aug ALS husband in Philippines, daughter at St. Petersburg, son at West Point 1899, Dec 6



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was the President, in his devotion and attentions to her! We of course regretted deeply his political defeat, about which he has probably thought little in the midst of his grief.

Colonel Grant intends of course, to resign promptly, his mission here, upon the

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incoming of the new administration, though many kind friends like Mr Childs, have urged him not to do so, still he realizes that there are hundreds of Democrats wishing for these positions, who deserve to have them, and being a Good Republican by birth as

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well as on principle, he wishes to relieve the Democratic President of all embarassment, by sending to him, his resignation, by the 1st of March.

We think it a splendid thing for our Country and friends in Washington,

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that Senator Stanford will at least remain there in the Senate, this winter, it would be sad for others, for him to resign, though we all realize what great interests he has, and what a noble and grand work both you and he have begun and indeed, almost accomplished.

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Our whole Country realizes the great good you are both doing for mankind. I am happy to say, that we are all well here, and our Children are putting in a great deal of honest study this year. I think their beautiful superb watches are a Constant help to them.

Colonel Grant has been much

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