Das Staatsarchiv; Sammlung D. Offiziellen Aktenstucke Zur Geschichte D. Gegenwart Volume 9

Das Staatsarchiv; Sammlung D. Offiziellen Aktenstucke Zur Geschichte D. Gegenwart Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...of the President's proclamation of the 10th. It would, indeed, have been more satisfactory if the government of the United States had accompanied the communication of the President's proclamation with a declaration that they formally renounced the exercise as regards neutrals of the rights of a belligerent; but her Majesty's government considered that, in the existing posture of affairs, the delay of any formal renunciation to that effect did not afford to neutral powers sufficient warrant for continuing to admit the possession of a belligerent character by a confederation of states which had been actually dissolved. The late President of the so-called Confederate States has heen captured, and transported as a prisoner to Fort Monroe; the armies hitherto kept in the field by the Confederate States have, for the most part, surrendered or dispersed; and to continue to recognize those States as belligerents would not only be inconsistent with the actual condition of affairs, but might lead to much embarrassment and complication in the relations between neutral powers and the government of the United States. Her Majesty's government have accordingly, after communication with the government of the Emperor of the French, determined to consider the war which has lately prevailed between the United States and the so-called Confederate States of North America to have ceased de facto; and, on that ground, they recognize the re-establishment of peace within the whole territory of which the United States, before the commencement of the civil Nm. i9s9. war, were in undisturbed possession. As a necessary consequence of this rehinunnieu, cognition, her Majesty's government will forthwith send to her Majesty's authorise, ities in all ports, harbours, and waters...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236498429
  • 9781236498427