The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great Rebellion, from November 6, 1860, to July 4, 1864

The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great Rebellion, from November 6, 1860, to July 4, 1864

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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: ...be at liberty to read this dispatch to M. Drouyn do l'Huys, and to give him a copy, if he shall desire It. To the end that you may be informed of the whole case, I transmit a copy of M. Drouyn de l'Huys's dispatch, I am, sir, your obedient servant, WILLIAM H. SEWARD. RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS UPON FOREIGN MEDIATION. Third Session, Thirty-Seventh Congress. Whereas it appears from the diplomatic correspondence submitted to Congress that a proposition, friendly in form, looking to pacification through foreign mediation, has been made to the United States by the Emperor of the French and promptly declined by the President; and whereas tbe idea of mediation or intervention in some shape may be regarded by foreign governments as practicable, and such governments, through this misunderstanding, may be led to proceedings tending to embarrass the friendly relation which now exist between them and tbe United states; and whereas, in order to remove for the future all chance of misunderstanding on this subject, and to seeure, for the United States the full enjoyment of that freedom from foreign Interlerence which is one of the highest rights of independent States, it teems fit that Congress should declare its convictions thereon: Therefore, Resolved, (tho House of Representatives concurring.) That while, in times past, tho United States have sought and accepted the friendly mediation or arbitration of foreign power for the pacific adjustment of International questions where thw United States were the party of tbe one port and some other sovereign power the party of the other part; and while they are not disposed to misconstrue the natural and humane desire of foreign powers to aid in arresting domestic troubles, which, widening In their influence, bare...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 45mm | 1,569g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578600
  • 9781236578600