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"The Insurgents." In Seward's instructions to the Yankee Minister at Paris, Mr. Dayton, he always designates the Confederate States "insurgents," as if they wer
sought with the Government at Washington was to prevent war, not to make war." Seward again says: "We have accepted this civil war as an inevitable necessity."SewardSeward Here, again, is flagrant falsehood.
He refused to grant an interview to our commissioners, bearing overtures of peace, and now declares that "civil war was an inevi hat was offered, and peace the Government at Washington refused to accept.
Seward directs Dayton to assure the French Government "that not at the hands of this A c or private document in which there are as many falsehoods in as many lines as Seward's letter of instruction to Dayton.
The Confederate States, at that time, had no agent at the French Court to expose the falsehoods of Seward; but it is obvious that Thouvenal did not believe him, for he said that "he thought the employment