ndence, depend on it there would be a rankling s ing against that country that first interfered — an enmity and bitterness we might have to deplore for several generations.
The Earl of Carnavon, late Secretary for the Colonies, asked for the production of all evidence tending to show the inefficiency of the blockade.
Such a demand could not have been prompted by mere curiosity.
The debate was closed by Lord Kingsdown, a strong conservative, formerly known as the Pemberton Leigh.
He was exceedingly bitter against the United States, and declared that to his mind the quarrel with America "had been anything but satisfactorily settled because the surrender of Messrs. Mason, and Slidell had been unattended by an apology for the outrage committed on the British or by the slightest compensation to the victims themselves." The noble barrister deeply regretted that the "doctrines of international law should have been scouted and repudiated by Mr. Seward on the part of