RE: [civilwarwest] Cigars? What proof is there?
Other than thousands of corroborated eyewitnesses and a handful of photographs, none. Can't say that about drinking.
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John D. Beatty
Co-Author of "What Were They Thinking" from Merriam Press/Lulu
"History is our only test for the consequences of ideas"
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Subject: [civilwarwest] Cigars? What proof is there?
From: "Harry Smeltzer" <hjs21@comcast. net>
Date: Mon, April 27, 2009 9:07 am
To: <civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com>
What makes you think he smoked cigars?
From: civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of John D. Beatty
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 10:01 AM
To: civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com
Subject: RE: [civilwarwest] Eyewitnesses not good enough?
A cabinet is an inanimate object that could have been used to carry cigars, and may well have been so utilized. It does not prove that Grant did anything at all with it.