nerals Burnside and Butler did, against an excitement to a slave war, and that in his last proclamation he called to mind his special message, quoting the following resolution, adopted by large majorities by both Houses of Congress:
"The United States must co-operate with that State which might adopt the gradual abolition of slavery, by giving to such State, in its judgment, such a compensation as is required for public or private inconveniences resulting from such a change of system."
e Times editorially approves of mediation, and says that Europe ought not to look calmly on and do nothing in the present aspect of affairs.
If the offer of mediation is delayed, the more important question — that of the recognition of the Confederate States--may have to be considered.
The London News argues strongly against interference in America, and contends that England has good reasons for not wishing to see carried out the intervention policy of Napoleon, which seeks to establish an