Foreign Relations of the United States Volume 3

Foreign Relations of the United States Volume 3

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: Mr. Clay. Department Of State, Washington, December 1, 1864. Dear Sir: I omitted to acknowledge by the last mail the receipt of your note of the 12th of October last, which was accompanied by a pamphlet containing a report of the proceedings of the Prince Galitzin, Rear-Admiral Lessoffsky, Rear-Admiral Greig, and other distinguished officers, in acknowledgment of the honors paid to the Russian flag, and of the hospitalities extended to officers of the imperial navy during the recent visit of the Russian fleet to the United States. The spirit manifested in the remarks of the Russian officers, and in the responses made to them, is highly gratifying. I remain, dear sir, yours very truly, WILLIAM H. SEWARD. Cassius M. Clay, Esq., $c, Sfc., Sfc. RUSSIAN LEGATION. Mr. Seward to Mr. Stoeckl. Department Of State, Washington, May 27, 1S64. Sir: I have the honor to communicate a copy of an instruction of this department of the 17th instant, addressed to Mr. Koerner, the United States minister at Madrid, in which he is directed to employ his good offices towards adjusting the differences which have recently arisen between Spain and Peru. If it should be deemed to comport with the views of the government of his imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia to give similar orders to the diplomatic representatives of that empire accredited to her Catholic Majesty, no doubt could be entertained that the success of the object of this government in giving the instruction referred to would be rendered much more probable. I will, consequently, thank you to bring the matter to the notice of the cabinet of St. Petersburg, in order that its powerful moral support may, if deemed advisable, contribute towards the preservation of peace, and the restoration of entire more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 585g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236557670
  • 9781236557674