Confederate Bonds in England.
--The Columbia (S. C.) Guardian
publishes an extract from a letter dated London
, Sept. 15th, which says:
It is a great misfortune your Government has not financial agents here in London
, or even one of high character, well acquainted with our leading bankers.
It would be able to sell your bonds to large amounts.
I know of several thousand having been sold at $92, and a broker told me he could sell any quantity at $85. Had you a good financial agent here, I feel sure your Government could easily raise money at par, or a little under, in case money is needed.
There is nothing that shows the confidence of our people in the success of your cause as this circumstance, yet our miserable.
Whig Government does not move, and Lord Russell will be the very last man to do what is universally wanted.
Lord Lyons tries to impress on those approaching him that the South
is working and fighting to unite the North
with it, and really does not wish a recognition.
He still thinks the Union
is safe, and a reconstruction certain.
It is enough for you to know that he is believed by few outside of Russell