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Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 7 1 Browse Search
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Judge Campbell to Seward, who appointed the ensuing Monday (April 1) for an interview and answer. At that interview Seward informed Judge Campbell that the President was concerned about the contents of the telegram—there was a point of honor involved; that Lamon had no agency from him, nor title to speak. Letter to Colonel Munford, above cited. This late suggestion of the point of honor would seem, under the circumstances, to have been made in a spirit of sarcastic pleasantry, like Sir John Falstaff's celebrated discourse on the same subject. The only substantial result of the conversation, however, was the written assurance of Seward, to be communicateed to the commissioners, that the Government will not undertake to supply Fort Sumter without giving notice to Governor Pickens. This, it will be observed, was a very material variation from the positive pledge previously given, and reiterated, to the commissioners, to Governor Pickens, and to myself directly, that the fort was