Aiajoi ,iauie.-i w. niuKiey 01 rougnkeepsie saya tliaC soma future president of the Cnited States will be greatly astonished sohih (Uiy by the reeeips of & letter from Genera! Ui s Grant. Mr. Hinkley and Colouel Fred ' raut were cadete togethet at W'!st Point. (.ïeneral Grant and his .-on Fred wei-e both graduates of Wist Poiilt, and the seuerai was verr anxious h:ir his grand=on fhould alsó be educated at that iustitntion. Before he died he wrota a personal letter to the man who should be president of the United States at the time when his grandson should raach a saitable age asklug him tj appoiut the youüg raan to a cadetship at West Point. This letter ia now in Colonel Fred Grant's possession.