charles francis adams

  1. Pat Young

    Did Grant Only Want "second rate men" in His Cabinet? Charles Francis Adams on Grant

    In the first week of December, 1868, former ambassador to Britain Charles Francis Adams dined with President-Elect U.S. Grant. Adams was rumored to be under consideration for Secretary of State. In his new history of Grant's presidency, Charles Calhoun discusses that dinner: At a dinner in...


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