the Confederate Government.
Such is sure to be the case when the friends of any cause see things are going wrong.
Whatever may be the immediate cause of a reconciliation between the North and South, it will be called in France with satisfaction; perhaps more so even than in England.
Should the Government at Richmond or Washington call upon England and Franc, through their representatives in America, to take any steps, official or officious, with a view of closing the civil war, the of St James and the Tuileries will be found, I believed, working together in the strictest harmony.
The instruction of M. Merciar and Lord Lyons are . It is supposed here in Paris that the hoped for overtures must come from the South; and there are those, on the other hand, who still declares that the cause of the slave States is not so desperate as to oblige the humiliation of a proud people, who still posses an unbeaten army; but the persons who hold there views are the minority of Americans among