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The Daily Dispatch: June 20, 1863., [Electronic resource], Recognition of a British Consul. (search)
Recognition of a British Consul. The Sentinel, of yesterday, under the head of "official," has the following: H. Pinckney Walker, Esq, Her Britannic Majesty's Vice-Consul at the port of Charleston, having submitted to the Secretary of State satisfactory evidence of his appointment as acting Consul of Her Majesty for the States of North and South Carolina, in recognized as such by the Government of the Confederate States.
The Daily Dispatch: October 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], The liability of
British subjects to Serve in State defence. (search)
The liability of British subjects to Serve in State defence. --On the 16th of August, 1863, Mr. H. Pinckney Walker, Her Britannic Majesty's Acting Consul at the port of Charleston, addressed a communication to Col. E. Magrath, commanding 1st regiment Charleston Guard, concerning the liability of British subjects to bear arms against the forces of the United States. Mr. Walker says he has advised British subjects generally to acquiesce in the State militia organizations, but at the same time he informed them that in the event the militia should be brought into conflict with the forces of the United States, either before or after being turned over
h the following endorsed opinion, which is concurred in by the Secretary of War, and is published for the information of all concerned:
"The views of Acting Consul Walker do not meet the approval of this department. --While the Government claims no military service from mere sojourners, those who have acquired residence in t