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which brought her to reason. Lieut. Fairfax, with a boat's crew, immediately boarded her in quest of the Embassadors; when Messrs. Mason and Slidell, with their Secretaries, Eustis and McFarland, were compelled to change their vessel and their destination. Their families were left undisturbed, and no effort made to obtain their papers. But the Embassadors and their Secretaries were brought to the United States, and confined, by order of the Government, in Fort Warren, near Boston. Secretary Welles, in his Annual Report of naval proceedings for the year ending Dec. 2d, 1861, thus fully and frankly adopted and justified the capture: The prompt and decisive action of Capt. Wilkes on this occasion merited and received the emphatic approval of the Department; and, if a too generous forbearance was exhibited by him in not capturing the vessels which had these Rebel enemies on board, it may, in view of the special circumstances, and of its patriotic motives, be excused; but it must
eut. C. H., dashes into Fairfax, 533. Toombs, Robert, of Ga., 382: his dispatch to Georgia, 384; 88; a member of Davis's Cabinet, 429. Topeka, Kansas, Free-State Convention at, 240; the Legislature at, dispersed, 244. Toucey, Isaac, in the Dem. Convention, 317. Townsend, Col. F., at Little Bethel, 529-30. Travis, Col., put to death in Texas, 150. Trenholm, Mr., of S. C., offers resolves favoring cooperation, 313-4. Trent, the, Mason and Slidell abstracted from, 606; Secretary Welles on the seizure, 606; Great Britain's course, 607-8. Trescott, Wm. H., Garnett's letter to, 479-80. Troup, Gov., of Ga., sympathizes with the Nullifiers, 100; his treatment of the Indians, 103. True American, The, on the President's call, 457. Trumbull, Lyman, Of 11., 307; 568; offers an amendment to the Confiscation bill, 569. Truxillo, landing and death of Walker at, 277. Tuck, Amos, of N. H., a member of the Peace Conference, 398; resolutions of, 399; 404. Turrill