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1861. Monsieur Le Baron:The warlike measures which President Lincoln has taken by sea against the Southern States, which have separated from the Union, were calculated immediately upon their occurrence to inspire upon his Majesty's Government the apprehension that they might easily give occasion to the legitimate interests of neutral States being thereby injuriously affected. This apprehension has been unfortunately entirely justified by the violent capture and carrying away of Messrs. Mason and Slidell from on board the neural mail steamer Trent, by the commander of the North American war ship San Jacinto. This occurrence as you will easily believe, has created the greatest sensation in England, as in the whole of Europe, and has not only placed the Cabinet, but also public opinion, in a state of the most extreme expectation. Although England is certainly alone immediately affected by that act, still one of the most important and generally recognized rights of neu
He had predicted war with England when our troubles began. For this he had been denounced as a demagogue. If it had not been for the cowardice of those controlling the Government we would now be involved in a war with England. The capture of Mason and Slidell had been endorsed by the Republicans everywhere. Yet in face of this, in force of a solemn voice in Congress endorsing Commander Wilkes, when the British lion roared, the miserable, crouching, corrupt. Administration quailed — backed down. He was no advocate of the recognition of the Southern Confederacy, but the surrender of Mason and Slidell was more humiliating than would be such recognition. These Abolitionists are brave at a distance; brave about hanging honest men and mobbing printing present but when the British lion roared, they grounded. What did these Abolitionists recommend? What did Cameron's report, before modified by the President, recommend? The arming of the slaves for the slaughter of their