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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
search of the Sumter. She was commanded by Captain Wilkes, a navigator known by his discoveries in sility with which they had eluded the blockade, Wilkes thought he would make amends for the negligenc the English packet did not obey that summons, Wilkes sent after her a shell, which burst in front o the first cannon-shot had been fired Captain Wilkes set the Trent free and proceeded with his prisival flag overrode every other consideration. Wilkes, after taking his prisoners to Fort Warren, ington, written immediately after the arrival of Wilkes, in which might have been seen the sure pledgeThe point of law so irrelevantly raised by Captain Wilkes may be summed up in a few words. From the, at the beginning of the present century, Captain Wilkes endeavored to justify the arrest of the Co it should take advantage of the fact that Captain Wilkes had acted without instructions, to disavowd at length all the causes which justified Captain Wilkes, according to the traditional policy of En[2 more...]