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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 48: Seward.—emancipation.—peace with France.—letters of marque and reprisal.—foreign mediation.—action on certain military appointments.—personal relations with foreigners at Washington.—letters to Bright, Cobden, and the Duchess of Argyll.—English opinion on the Civil War.—Earl Russell and Gladstone.—foreign relations.—1862-1863. (search)
merston's speech March 27. make me sad again. Mr. Seward says that the first speech, with the conversation of the next day reported by Mr. Adams, was a rainbow; Mr. Adams, March 26, 1863, transmitted to Mr. Seward a copy of Lord Russell's speech of March 23, mentioning its better spirit, and the next day reported a long interview with him. On the 28th he transmitted a report of the debate of the 27th, which included speeches of W. E. Forster, Bright, the Solicitor-General (R. Palmer), Layard, and Lord Palmerston. The debate related to the sailing of the Oreto (Florida) and the Alabama, and to the capture of the Adela and the Peterhoff by the United States. but now again we have darkness and storm. But I believe on this question England at last must come right; in this faith I live. God bless you! Again, April 17:— I write now by this intermediate packet merely in my anxiety. Perhaps I shall not be able to write much longer,—certainly not, unless there is a change o