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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 79 13 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 66 6 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 54 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 49 1 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 34 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 33 5 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 23 1 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 23 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 21 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 18 0 Browse Search
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be put again under the protection of the British flag, accompanied by proper ceremonials and apology, or Lord Lyone is to demand his passports. If half of this be true, compliance is impossible. The Yankee Government have adopted the act of Wilkes irrevocably. Their House of Representatives have passed a resolution of approbation and thanks. Their Secretary of Navy has not only approved the conduct of his officer, but expressed a regret that the vessel had not been captured and brought into port as a prize. Their Secretary of State has written a letter of commendation to Wilkes; and their President has alluded, approvingly, to the act in his annual Message. Their Government has received the captured persons as prisoners, and placed them in close confinement. And lastly, the whole expression of popular sentiment at the North, through their press, and all other organs of utterance, has been in approval, in hearty and cordial commendation of the boarding and the seizure. O
with Great Britain; but while all admit that if Capt. Wilkes did wrong in the Trent affair, due apology shoul Crown, remarks: It reduces the offence of Capt. Wilkes very materially. It admits his right to visit armest terms the spirit and patriotism evinced by Capt. Wilkes, complains that he did not take the Trent herselof the Navy has reported to this House that Captain Charles Wilkes, in command of the San Jacinto, an armed puhis House that the prompt and decisive action of Capt. Wilkes on this occasion, merited and received the empha, and, moreover, in a public letter, has thanked Capt. Wilkes for the act, and Whereas, This House, on th did propose to tender the thanks of Congress to Capt. Wilkes for his brave, adrott, and patriotic conduct, innd thus taken, approving and adopting the act of Capt. Wilkes, in spite of any menace or demand of the Britishmarked that a former resolution, approbatory of Captain Wilkes, was passed without being so referred. He (Val