rned to suppose that any war exists in the United States.
Certainly there cannot be two belligerenen, one political Power, namely — the United States of America--competent to make war and peace, anditself, but it certainly cannot expect the United States to accept its decision upon a question vital to their national existence.
The United States will not refine upon the question when and hs, neutrals, friends, or even allies.--The United States will maintain and defend their sovereignty long and so happily subsisted between the United States and France.
The paper, as understood,that France expects as a neutral, from the United States, as a belligerent, are even less than thisent case.
We hold all the citizens of the United States, loyal or disloyal, alike included by the fference between the two governments.
The United States will hope that France will not think it neicate to us. But, however this may be, the United States will not anticipate any occasion for a cha