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The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales. (search)
no exception to the rule. Not to put too fine a point upon it. It is said that they quarrel like cat and dog. Her Majesty likes to have her own way, as was very well known in Prince Albert's time, and the Prince needs none of the inevitable reminding that he is heir to the Empire on which the sun never sets, which must have attended him from his cradle — hence antagonism. They say, too. I think a newspaper correspondent is fully justified in using those two "dreadful words," denounced by Aaron Burr, who had good reason for detesting them — that the Queen cannot approve of her son's "goings on"--in the direction of George IV., of odorous memory, in Illustration of which I might tell you more stories than are worth repeating. When the Prince got married and set up for himself at Marlboro' House, his mother desired him to put his servants into mourning for his dead father; this the young man flatly refused to do, and left Windsor in a huff, not returning for some time.--London Correspo
nglanders have any right to admire him. It is probably from a conscientious reluctance to infringe this patent of Mr. Adams that no salute was fired here on the 22d of February, nor any indication given that such a man as George Washington ever lived. We should like to know the substance of Mr. Charles Francis Adams's last 22d oration. Perhaps he undertook to prove that the Blue Ridge is composed of alternate layers of pork and beans and codfish and potatoes, and that Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr were born in Virginia. Deprived of all right and title even to admire George Washington, we suggest that the Confederacy fall back upon Christopher Columbus. What does Mr. Adams say to that as a comparison?--Apropos, we have before us at this moment the report of a discussion in a debating society of the comparative merits of the two men, and if Mr. Adams will make the proper allowances for some slight historical and chronological inaccuracies, traceable to well- known defects in the
Trial for treason. --The first treason case consequent upon the late rebellion is now being tried in the United States District Court of Tennessee before Judge Trigg. The case is the United States vs. John S. Gamble, who was an enrolling officer under the Confederate Government in Blount county, East Tennessee. This is the first treason trial since the memorable Aaron Burr case.
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