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" I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which I am not quite satisfied with you.... "
Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred ... - Page 53
by Elbert Hubbard - 1906 - 149 pages
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1921 - 262 pages
...Secretary of State. LETTER TO GENERAL J. HOOKER Executive Mansion, Washington, DC January 26, 1862 Major-General Hooker, General : I have placed you...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Captains of the Civil War: A Chronicle of the Blue and the Gray

William Charles Henry Wood - 1921 - 424 pages
...have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Captains of the Civil War: A Chronicle of the Blue and the Gray

William Wood - 1921 - 424 pages
...have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appears to me to be sufficient reasons, and yet I think it...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Story Hour Readings: Fourth year

Ernest Clark Hartwell - 1921 - 416 pages
...reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which 10 1 am not quite satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Speech and Scrap Book for Speakers

1924 - 304 pages
...agreeable in society you must consent to be taught many things which you know already. — Lavater. I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac....satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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Abraham Lincoln

Godfrey Rathbone Benson Baron Charnwood - 1917 - 482 pages
...year earlier after the right way of treating McClellan : " I have placed you," wrote Lincoln, " at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have...skilful soldier, which of course I like. I also believe that you do not mix politics with your profession, in which you are right. You have confidence in yourself,...
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Centralization of Federal Science Activities: Hearings, Ninety ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development - 1969 - 505 pages
...if I still have a few minutes I'd like to share it with you. He wrote as follows : "To Major General Hooker : "General : "I have placed you at the head...am not quite satisfied with you. I believe you to toe a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics...
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How To Win Friends And Influence People

Dale Carnegie - 1982 - 276 pages
...sufficient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which 1 am not quite satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War

Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones - 1991 - 762 pages
...well, Lincoln, upon his appointment, sent him a meticulous letter containing this remarkable statement: "There are some things in regard to which, I am not...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your protession,...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - 1972
...head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have donę this upon what appears to me to be suf flcient reasons, and yet I think it best for you to know that...satisfied with you. I believe you to be a brave and skillful soldier, which, of course, I like. I also believe you do not mix politics with your profession,...
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