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Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States, Chapter
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders., Chapter
The Daily Dispatch: October 13, 1863., [Electronic resource], Further Foreign news. (search)
Further Foreign news. Mr. Mason's letter to Earl Russell--the reasons for his withdrawal--Mr. Slidell to remain in France. We have some further news by the Persia at New York. The withdrawal of Mr. Mason from England. The text of the letter in which Mr. Mason announces the termination of the Confederate mission to England is as follows: No. 24 Upper Seymour st.,Postman square, London, Sept. 21, 1863. The Right Hon. Earl Russell, Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs: My Lord --In a dispatch from the Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America, dated 4th day of August last, and now just received, I am instructed to consider the mission which brought me to England as at an end, and I am directed to withdraw at once from the country. The reasons for terminating this mission are set forth in an extract from the dispatch which I have the honor to communicate herewith: "The President believes that the Government of
The Daily Dispatch: October 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], The dismissal of the
British Consuls — official correspondence. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: October 15, 1863., [Electronic resource],
Two hundred Dollars reward. (search)
Russell's late speech. --We published yesterday a sketch of the speech of Lord Russell at Blair Gourie, in Scotland. Let us take "a woodpeckers tap at this hollow beech tree." "He replied," so the report says, "to the complaints of the South in regard to the recognition of the blockade, and asserted that although self-i
ld be infamous to break it." Now, by the treaty of Paris, a blockade, to be respected, must be effectual.
That this blockade has not been effectual, according to Russell's own interpretation, is evident enough.
If the treaty had been followed out, the blockade would have been broken long since.
If there be any infamy in the matt speak, and he is obeyed; but to hold up his finger, and remonstrance dies away upon the lips of any one bold enough to differ from him. Upon only one occasion has Russell dared to maintain the honor of his country, and then he found it impossible to resist the current of popular opinion.
He is the firm and loyal ally of the Northe
The Daily Dispatch: February 01, 1864., [Electronic resource], Correspondence between
and England America about British neutrality. (search)
Correspondence between England and America about British neutrality. The Northern papers publish the diplomatic correspondence between Seward and Russell upon the subject of the cotton loan, Confederate cruisers, steam rams, &c. To show how completely England has been bullied by the Yankees in this matter we print a portion of the letters. With such timidity as is shown by the British Government, we may well be satisfied that nothing has been further from its intentions during this war t
United States by either of these formidable vessels.
I pray your lordship to accept the assurances of the highest consideration with which I have the honor to be, my lord, your most obedient servant, Charles Frascis Adams. Right Honorable Earl Russell, &c., &c.
Earl Russell to Mr. Adams. Foreign Office, Sept. 8, 1863.
Lord Russell presents his compliments to Mr. Adams, and has the honor to inform him that instructions have been issued which will prevent the departure of th