And, despite Vice-President Stephens's glowing rhetoric, it was plain that the seceded States did not and could not suffice to form a nation.
Already, the talk in their aristocratic circles of Protectorates and imported Princes
Wm. H. Russell, of The London Times, in his Diary, North and South, writing at Charleston, April 18, 1861, says:
These tall, thin, fine-faced Carolinians are great materialists.
Slavery, perhaps, has aggravated the tendency to look at all the world thr-glass — why call it cup?--that they ask for a Prince to reign over them.
I have heard the wish repeatedly expressed within the last two days that we could spare them one of our young Princes, but never in jest or in any frivolous manner.
Mr. Russell's letters from Charleston to The Times are to the same effect, but more explicit and circumstantial. betrayed their own consciousness of this.
Either to attack the Union, and thus provoke a war, or to sink gradually but surely out of existenc
e, John, on the Slave-Trade, 28.
Loguen, Jerry, a fugitive slave, 215.
London Times, The, Russell's estimate of our forces prior to Bull Run, 550.
Lone Star, order of the, 270; 350.
Longscauses of secession, 396.
Rodney, CAeSAR A., of Del., 52; 107.
Rollins, James S., of Mo., Russell to, 80, 555.
Roman Catholics, with regard to Slavery, 118.
Romney, Va., surprised by the usk, Thomas J., of Texas, on Nebraska, 226.
Russell, Col. Wm. H., of Mo., to Rollins, 80.
Russell, Lieut., destroys schooner Judah, 602.
Russell, Majors, and Waddell, their complicity in theRussell, Majors, and Waddell, their complicity in the Bailey defalcations, 410.
Russell, Wm. 11., of The London Times, his opinion of the Carolinians, 451; his estimate of the Union forces before Bull Run, 550 ; citation from, 632.
Russellville, Russell, Wm. 11., of The London Times, his opinion of the Carolinians, 451; his estimate of the Union forces before Bull Run, 550 ; citation from, 632.
Russellville, Ky., Secession Convent'n at, 617.
Russia mediates between Great Britain and the U. S., with respect to captured slaves, 176.
Rust, Albert, of Ark., proposition of, 386.
Rutledge, John I., on