Browsing named entities in Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1.. You can also browse the collection for John Quincy Adams or search for John Quincy Adams in all documents.

Your search returned 5 results in 1 document section:

Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 24: the called session of Congress.--foreign relations.--benevolent organizations.--the opposing armies. (search)
all circumstances, private property not contraband of war. Charles Francis Adams, a son of John Quincy Adams, had just been appointed to fill the station of minister at the court of St. James, Mr.Mr. Adams succeeded the late George M. Dallas, of Pennsylvania, as embassador at the British court. Mr. Dallas was a highly accomplished and patriotic gentleman, whose voice was heard, on his return homd been held by his father and grandfather; and to him the proposed negotiation was intrusted. Mr. Adams had already been instructed See Mr. Seward's Letter of Instructions to Mr. Adams, April 10,Mr. Adams, April 10, 1861. concerning the manner in which he should oppose the efforts of the agents of the conspirators. He was directed to acknowledge the appreciation of the American people and Government of the lation taken by Mr. Seward, in the name of his Government, in that able letter of instructions to Mr. Adams, was doubtless one of the most efficient causes, together with the friendly attitude assumed b