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In a letter to Andrew Johnson, the military governor of Tennessee, encouraging him to lead the way in raising black troops, Lincoln wrote, " The bare sight of 50, 000 armed and drilled black soldiers on the banks of the Mississippi would end the rebellion at once ".
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letter and Andrew
This insulting behaviour, and the language of the letter with which Andrew reappeared, marked the mission a failure: King Louis, says Joinville, " se repenti fort " (" felt very sorry ").
Lloyd George and the Conservative leader Andrew Bonar Law wrote a joint letter of support to candidates to indicate they were considered the official Coalition candidates – this " coupon " as it became known was issued against many sitting Liberal MPs, often to devastating effect, though not against Asquith himself.
Andrew Jackson issued a proclamation against the doctrine of nullification, stating: " I consider … the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one State, incompatible with the existence of the Union, contradicted expressly by the letter of the Constitution, unauthorized by its spirit, inconsistent with every principle on which it was founded, and destructive of the great object for which it was formed.
Santa Anna also sent a strongly worded letter to Andrew Jackson, the United States president, warning that any Americans found fighting the Mexican government would be treated as pirates.
In 2006, McBean, with Dr. Andrew Weaver and Ken Denman, authored an open letter, signed by 90 climate scientists, to Prime Minister Stephen Harper calling for an effective national climate change strategy.
One of the passages in the letter revolves around a serial necrophiliac and murderer named Raymond Andrew Joubert making his way through Maine ; it turns out he was the Space Cowboy, confirmed when Jessie confronted him in a court hearing and Joubert mimicked Jessie's arm positions while she was in the handcuffs.
When writing his letter, Banneker informed Jefferson that his 1791 work with Andrew Ellicott on the District boundary survey had affected his work on his 1792 ephemeris and almanac by stating:
On the same day that he replied to Banneker ( August 30, 1791 ), Jefferson sent a letter to the Marquis de Condorcet that contained the following paragraph relating to Banneker's race, abilities, almanac and work with Andrew Ellicott:
On Andrew Bonar Law's retirement as Prime Minister in May 1923, Curzon was passed over for the job in favour of Stanley Baldwin, despite having written Bonar Law a lengthy letter earlier in the year complaining of rumours that he was to retire in Baldwin's favour, and listing the reasons why he should have the top job.
" The magazine published a letter from D ' Souza in which he expressed surprise " at the petty, vindictive tone of Andrew Ferguson ’ s review.
However, in objecting strongly to the form and pattern of Union Flag adopted by James ' heralds, whereby the cross of Saint George surmounted that of Saint Andrew, ( regarded in Scotland as a slight upon the Scottish nation ), a great number of shipmasters and ship-owners in Scotland took up the matter with John Erskine, 18th Earl of Mar, and encouraged him to send a letter of complaint, dated 7 August 1606, to James VI, via the Privy Council of Scotland, stating:
In a letter to Nature, written to refute an article saying that the Draize test had not changed much since the 1940s, Professor Sir Andrew Huxley wrote: " A substance expected from its chemical nature to be seriously painful must not be tested in this way ; the test is permissible only if the substance has already been shown not to cause pain when applied to skin, and in vitro pre-screening tests are recommended, such as a test on an isolated and perfused eye.
His letter was spurred by statements earlier in 2008 by Dr. Andrew Mosholder, an FDA official, who had told senators at a 2 February 2004 hearing that " GlaxoSmithKline, in his opinion, was attempting to ' sugar-coat ' the adverse effects of Paxil on children by ' miscoding ' suicidal ideations and / or suicidal behaviour.
A saltire, or Saint Andrew's Cross, is a heraldic symbol in the form of a diagonal cross ☓ or letter x. Saint Andrew is said to have been martyred on such a cross.
The letter was supposedly written by the British ambassador Andrew Gilchrist to the Foreign Office in London, mentioning a joint American and British attempt on subversion in Indonesia with the help of " local army friends ".
Rockefeller's interest in philanthropy on a large scale began in 1889, influenced by Andrew Carnegie's published essay, The Gospel of Wealth, which prompted him to write a letter to Carnegie praising him as an example to other rich men.
Arriving in London on 21 September, he therefore spent some time at the Australian High Commission composing his own letter to his Prime Minister, Andrew Fisher, in a similar vein to the Ashmead-Bartlett letter, and particularly critical of the British general and administrative staff:
After sending the letter to Australia, he supplied two copies to the British Munitions Minister David Lloyd George, with his letter of introduction from Andrew Fisher.
) The central X, a cross of St. Andrew, is also the Greek letter Chi, first letter of Χριστός, Greek for " Christ ".
In a brief letter to the alcade of Gonzales, Andrew Ponton, Travis wrote: " The enemy in large force is in sight ... We want men and provisions ...
Andrew and Mitrokhin state that the letter was a hoax, carefully created by the KGB to implicate Hunt and the CIA, based upon a belief that Hunt had been in Dallas on the day of the assassination.
letter and Johnson
* 1966 – U. S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.
It was during this time that Richardson received a letter from Samuel Johnson asking for money to pay for a debt that Johnson was unable to afford.
Unknown to either Johnson or Hunt, the letter was intercepted by government spies and copied before being sent on to its destination.
Keillers ' well-known claim to have ' invented ' orange marmalade in 1797 is debunked by such references as " My wife has made marmalade of oranges for you " in James Boswell's letter to Dr Johnson of 24 April 1777.
The letter b in the word debt was reintroduced in the 18th century, possibly by Samuel Johnson in his Dictionary of 1755 – several other words that had existed without a b had them reinserted at around that time.
After the election, the American Mental Health Foundation wrote a letter to President Johnson protesting the " hysteria " surrounding the case:
In the fall of 1991 former church Archivist Lee Johnson presented a six-page letter of the book's unusual history.
During the initial investigations, a man named James William Lewis sent a letter to Johnson & Johnson demanding $ 1 million to stop the cyanide-induced murders.
While imprisoned, Ewell organized a group of sixteen former generals also at Fort Warren, including Edward " Allegheny " Johnson and Joseph B. Kershaw, and sent a letter to Ulysses S. Grant about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, for which they said no Southern man could feel anything other than " unqualified abhorrence and indignation " and insisting that the crime should not be connected to the South.
It successfully reported to Congress " 49 pieces of bedrock legislation ", as President Johnson put it in an May 18, 1966 letter congratulating Powell on the fifth anniversary of his chairmanship.
Bhutto's was a strong advocate of developing ties with China, this policy came under severe criticism from the United States, President Johnson wrote a letter to President Khan calling on him to fire Mr Bhutto and to only maintain ties with the " free world ".
When Pryor stood by Faulk during the blacklisting and tried to find him work, Pryor's children were harassed ; a prominent Austin physician circulated a letter questioning Pryor's patriotism ; an Austin attorney tried to convince Lyndon Johnson to discharge Pryor from the airwaves.
In February 2010 during the Black Ice World Tour Johnson lashed out at a group of AC / DC fans who had written an open letter to the band asking for a change in the setlist, saying " Fuck them!
On 2 June 2010, Johnson read out a letter to Parliament which he sent to the Australian Federal Police alleging he was subject to " illegal pressure " to resign from Federal Parliament by the Liberal National Party President Bruce McIver, during a meeting on 25 February in Canberra.
On April 5, Johnson wrote a letter to the United States House of Representatives urging passage of the Fair Housing Act.
Stephen also discovers that Johnson had secretly opened a letter from Diana stating her love and regard for him.
Johnson agreed, and wrote a letter in return, which said they were waiting for a Soviet response for US invitation.
Green was a good-natured victim of hoax letter writers, the Reverend Toby Forward and the Reverend David Johnson, writing under the pseudonym Francis Wagstaffe.