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The Daily Dispatch: February 16, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
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tish commanders, complain bitterly of the damage each suffered from the frigate Alliance, commanded by a Frenchman, Captain Landais, who professed to be serving under the American flag. Captain Jones states in his report that, at a most critical ph handsome equality between the two combatants, was none other than the Alliance, commanded by the worthy Frenchman, Captain Landais, whose object seems to have been, by allowing the two vessels, in their close encounter, so to disable each other that, keeping the Alliance uninjured, in the event of the Richard's striking her colors, Captain Landais might make prizes of both ships, and return to France with great glory. The "rigid neutrality" of the British Government is of a piece with the naval tactics of Captain Landais. First it assists one belligerent, then the other; pours a broadside into the Confederates, and then rakes the Federal; the object being the same: to disable both, and to build up its own fortunes on their common