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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #5)

Thu Jun 4, 2020, 12:03 PM

12. Tragic story and what a terrible stress while

ill and at the end of his life. Grant had borrowed a large loan from tycoon Wm. Vanderbilt to try to save his son's firm, and repaid him with Civil War artifacts and items from an overseas tour. The possessions ended up in the Smithsonian as noted in the article linked above, and in my post #11.

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