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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)
thies acted on others in social relation with them. 2. Manufacturers hoped by our dismemberment to obtain free trade with the South. The trade connections of Liverpool and Manchester, and other commercial centres ramifying through the kingdom, made English capital almost a unit against our cause. 3. The Morrill tariff act ofide attention in England. An edition of one thousand copies, printed in this country, was sent by the Union League Club to Mr. Dudley, United States consul at Liverpool, for distribution among members of Parliament. A French translation of the Address abridged appeared in Paris, and was commended in the Siecle by Henri Martin. l, who had refused a week before to interfere, announced to Mr. Adams that instructions had been issued to prevent the departure of the two Confederate rams from Liverpool. If Sumner had known of this change of action, the tone of some parts of his Address might have been different. Cobden wrote to him: You were, I suspect, spe
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 54: President Grant's cabinet.—A. T. Stewart's disability.—Mr. Fish, Secretary of State.—Motley, minister to England.—the Alabama claims.—the Johnson-Clarendon convention.— the senator's speech: its reception in this country and in England.—the British proclamation of belligerency.— national claims.—instructions to Motley.—consultations with Fish.—political address in the autumn.— lecture on caste.—1869. (search)
. New York Herald, Jan. 14, 1878. Badeau's Grant in Peace, p. 202. That confidence continued. Davis's statement that on receiving, June 23, Motley's report of his first interview with Lord Clarendon, the President's first impulse on reading the despatch was to recall him on account of departure from his instructions, is disproved by the President's letter to Badeau, July 14, three weeks after the report was received, in which he writes: Grant in Peace, p. 468. Motley, on arriving at Liverpool, made brief replies to deputations from two chambers of commerce, in which he confined himself to platitudes about the duty of peace between two kindred nations. These were altogether harmless, and seemed well adapted to calm the disturbed English mind. It would have been thought churlish in him to have said less. But the President, reading the report by cable, was not, it has been stated, at first pleased that he had made the replies, thinking, doubtless, that after Reverdy Johnson's t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
Saturday, the eleventh day of the voyage, suffering during most of it as he always suffered from the sea, he arrived at Liverpool. Here he was met by Mr. Felt, the secretary of the American Club, and taken to the club-house; also to St. George's Hatle dog would have made friends with him, he remarked that he had never had time to play with dogs. He left us for Liverpool; the day was not a pleasant one,—weather unsettled and rough. I was not well enough to go with him to Liverpool, whichLiverpool, which I much regretted. I was anxious about his voyage (luring the winter season. I give you these few particulars of his visit; it was a visit most pleasant to me and to my family. Sumner left Liverpool by the Baltic, of the White Star line, NovemLiverpool by the Baltic, of the White Star line, November 14, and arrived in New York the 26th, refusing the offer from the company of a free passage. From Queenstown he wrote to Mr. Bright: I leave England with regret, wishing I could see more and mingle more with English people, who are for me most