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ressing the earnestness with which I have been in the interval directed to describe the grave nature of the situation in which both countries must be placed in the event of an act of aggression committed against the Government and people of the 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 honour to be, my Lord, your most obedient servant, Charles Francis Adams. Right Honourable Earl Russell, &c. The consequence of this menace was that the Messrs. Laird were forbidden to allow these vessels to leave their yard without an ample explanation of their destination and a sustainable reference to the owner or owners for whom they are constructed. It was outrageously held by Lord Russell that Messrs. Laird were bound to declare-and sustain on unimpeachable testimony such declaration — the Governments for whom the steam rams have been built. In other words, without an affidavit