Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Seward” in chapter 7 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...elivery to your lordship, in order that they may again be placed under British protection, and a suitable apology for the aggression which has been committed.
Should these terms not be offered by Mr. Seward , you will propose them to him.
This demand seemed reasonable enough.
It is what the United States would have done under like circumstances.
The official document placed Lord John Russell ...
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