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1862.

163 Mr. Dayton to Mr. June 23 The difficulties with foreign consuls in

Seward.

New Orleans.

166 do..

June 28 Enclosing speech of M. Jules Favre in the

chamber of deputies.

168 ......do....... July 9 Public opinion in France in regard to

American affairs.

178 Mr. Seward to Mr. July 10 Foreign interference deprecated from mo-

Dayton.

tives of prudence and humanity, not

from apprehension. The United States

not unprepared. If it comes, Europe

must reconquer America, or America

become forever isolated and independent

of Europe. European domination cannot

be rebuilt here upon the foundation of

African slavery:

183 ......do... July 15 The Comte de Paris and Duc de Chartres

and the Prince Napoleon. American
sentiment towards the French nation

and in regard to parties in France.

173 | Mr. Dayton to Mr. July 17 The prolongation of the war. The Em.

Seward.

peror's departure from Paris.

186 Mr. Seward to Mr. | July 21 Purchase of supplies by ships-of-war..

Dayton.

178 Mr. Dayton to Mr. Aug. 2 Current rumors in regard to propositions

Seward.

for mediation.

180 ......do..

Aug. 4 Intervention not immediately probable....

194 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 4 Transmitting copies of correspondence in

Dayton.

regard to several questions,

181 | Mr. Dayton to Mr. Aug. 8 Unfounded rumors corrected

Seward.

196 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 9 | Paupers from the United States in foreign

Dayton.

countries.

199 ..do...

Aug. 13 Progress of military affairs. Rapid enrol-

ment of the new levies.

200

.do.

Aug. 18 Withdrawal of the army from the peninsula.

201 ......do.

Aug. 23 Position of the United States in regard to

the Franco-Mexican question.

202 do.

Aug. 23 Friendly relations with the Spanish Amer-

ican States.

.do.

Aug. 23 The war, though accompanied, like all

wars, by alternate successes and disasters,

steadily advancing toward the accom-

plishment of the restoration of the Union.

The interest of foreign nations.

205 ......do.......

Aug. 25

The preservation of the neutrality of the

Isthmus of Panama.

185. Mr. Dayton to Mr.

Aug. 29

The same subject.

Seward.

215 Mr. Seward to Mr. Sept. 15 The same subject ......

Dayton.

219 ...do..... Sept. 19 The insurgents driven out of Maryland....

..do.

Sept. 19 Magnitude of the voluntary armies of the

United States.

221 .do

Sept. 20 Applications of Europeans to enter the

military service of the United States.

The military organizations of the country.

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opinions in reference to it.

Nov. 4 The position of military affairs ---

Nov. 10 The change in the French ministry...

Nov. 10 The war in Mexico

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FRANCE-Continued.

Date.

No. From whom and to

whom.

Subject.

Page.

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1862.
220 Mr. Dayton to Mr. Nov. 6 Conversations with Mr. Drouyn de l'Huys
Seward.

in reference to American affairs. Posi-
tion of France in regard to intervention

defined.
258 | Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 21 Acknowledgment of the preceding de-
Dayton.

spatch.

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1861.
Mr. Mercier to Mr. Dec. 7 Permission to French subjects to leave New
Seward.

Orleans.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Dec. 11 The same subject

Mercier.
Mr. Mercier to Mr. Dec. 23 The same subject...

Seward
Mr. Seward to Mr. Dec.

31 The same subject.......
Mercier.

1862. Mr. Mercier to Mr Jan, Postal communication with French subjects Seward.

iu the blockaded ports. Mr. Seward. to Mr. Jan. 10 The same subject.....

Mercier.
Mr. Thouvepel to Jan. 19 The communication from the French gov-
Mr. Mercier.

ernment in reference to the Trent affair.
Do....

Jan. 23 The obstruction of the harbor of Charlestod
Mr. Seward to Mr. Feb. 7 The Trent affair.......
Mercier.
Do..

Feb. 10 Postal communication with French subjects

in blockaded ports.
Do.......... Feb. 20 The obstruction of Charleston harbor......
Mr. Pelissier to Mr. Mar. 3 Case of Tunstall and Myers at Tangier; Mr.
Thouvenel.

De Long's circular, and Mr. Pelissier's

reply. Mr. Thouvenel to Mar. 13 The same subject.... Mr. Mercier.

Do..... Mar. 20 | The same subject....
The Acting Consul Feb. 27 The same subject....

Gener'l of France
to Mr. Thouve-

nel.
Mr. Seward to Mr. April 4 The same subject.....

Mercier.
Memorandum April 12 The same subject.....
3r Mercier to Mr. May 16 Thę tariff and its effects upon French silk
Seward.

manufactures.
Mr Seward to Mr. May, 20 The same subject....
Mercier.
Do..

May

26 The same subject..... Mr. Chase to Mr. May 26 The same subject. Note to the chairman Seward.

of Committee of Ways and Means. Count Mejan to Mr. May 30 Condition of New Orleans and Louisiana. Thouvenel

The cotton supply.
Memorandum May 31 Conversation in regard to alleged irregu-

larities and severities of Major General

Butler at New Orleans Mr. F. W. Seward June ·12 Customs regulations in regard to wine and to Mr. Mercier.

ardent spirits. Mr Chase to Mr. | June 6 The same subject. Circular to collectors

Seward.

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Date.

No. From whom and to

whom.

Subject.

Page.

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1862.
Mr. Mercier to Mr. July 31 Deposits of specie made by French subjects
Seward

with their consul at New Orleans.
Vicomte Treilhard Aug. 8 Case of Edward Dupasseur & Co.....

to Mr. Seward.
Mr. Seward to Vi. Aug. 9 The same subject......

comte Treilhard.
Vicomte Treilhard Aug. 12 Communication between the French lega-
to Mr. Seward.

tion and the French consulate at Rich.

mond.
Mr. Seward to Vi- | Aug. 13 The same subject

comte Treilhard.
Mr. Seward to Vi- | Aug. 20 Case of Edward Dupasseur & Co

comte Treilhard.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Aug. 19 The same subject.....

Seward.
Mr. F. W. Şeward | Aug. 27 Communications between the French lega-
to Vicomte Treil-

tion and the French consulate at Rich-
hard.

mond,
Mr. Watson to Mr. Aug. 23 The same subject....

Seward.
Vicomte Treilhard Aug. 29 Acts of Major General Butler at New Or-
to Mr. Seward.

leans.
Mr. Thouvenel to

The same subject......
Mr. Mercier.
Mr. Seward to Vi. Sept. 4 The same subject.......

comte Treilhard.
Mr. Thouvenel to Sept. 19 | Export of cotton from Louisiana ...

Mr. Mercier.
Vicomte Treilhard

Oct. 6 Cases of Richard Aldigé' & Co., Messrs.
to Mr. Seward.

Goodchaux, Charles Hauspe, Paul Vidal,.
G. Levois, L. C. Chauvin, concerning
sugars.

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RUSSIA.

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DESPATCHES.

1862. 15 Mr. Clay to Mr. Jan. 7 European sentiment in regard to American Seward.

affairs. 17 -.....do...

Jan. 24 Conversation with Prince Gortchakow. The

Trent affair. 30 Mr. Seward to Mr.

Feb. 4 Moral and material strength of the Union.
Clay.
2 Mr. Cameron to Mr. | June 26 Arrival at St. Petersburgh. Reception by
Seward.

Prince Gortchakow and interview with
the Emperor. Friendly expressions to-

wards the United States.
Mr. Seward to Mr. July 23 Acknowledgment of the preceding de-
Cameron.

spatch.
4 Mr. Cameron to Mr. July 23 Plan of telegraphic communication between
Seward.

Russia and the United States. Visit to
theimperial palace at Peterhof. Friendly
sentiment of the Russian governmenta

and people.
7 Mr. Seward to Mr. July 28 Mr. Clay's audience of leave...

Cameron.

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Date.

No. From whom and to

whom.

Subject.

Page.

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1862.
5 Mr. Cameron to Mr. Aug. 5 The ports of Nicolaieff and Kherson. Pass-
Seward.

port regulations. The President's propo-
sition to Congress in regaru to emancipa-

tion.
6 ....do.... Aug. 7 Russian opinions in regard to intervention.
8 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 13 European opinions and projects of inter-
Cameron

vention 8 Mr. Cameron to Mr.

Aug. 19

Projects of intervention. Russia has no
Seward.

part or sympathy in them. The emanci

pation question, 11 Mr. Seward to Mr. Sept. 6 Mutual respect and good will expressed on Cameron.

the part of Russia and the United States. 10 ....do..

Sept. 6 Position of military affairs. Emissaries of

the iusurgents abroad. 9 Mr. Cameron to Mr. Sept. 9 European opinion and policy. The proposed Seward.

interoceanic telegraph to connect Russia

and the United States across the Pacific. 13 Mr. Seward to Mr. | Sept. 16 Military affairs. The invasion of the loyal Cameron.

States by the insurgents repelled. 15 Mr. Taylor to Mr. Oct. 25 Decree of a basis for the reorganization of Seward.

the administration of justice in the Rus

sian empire. 16 ......do..

Oct. 29 Conversation with Prince Gortschakow in

regard to American affairs Position of

Russia defined. Change in the ministry. 5 Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 22 Acknowledgment of the preceding despatch. Taylor.

Position of affairs. 6 ...do..

Nov. 24 The establishment of the new judicial

system in Russia.

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DESPATCHES.

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1862.
Jan. 14 Mr. Perry to act as chargé d'affaires during

the temporary absence of Mr. Schurz.

Position of affairs.
Jan. 23 Recent successes of the Union armies...
Feb. 22 Foreign intervention
April 22 Approval of Mr. Perry's proceedings. Re-

lations with Spin. The second year of
the insurrection opens with indications

of a conclusion in favor of the Union.
May 29 Mexican affairs..
June 23 Action of Spain towards Mexico. Appoint-

ment of Mr Koerner, minister to Spain.
June 24 Mexican affairs ..
July 31 The course of the Spanish government to-

wards the United States.
Aug. 2 The treaty with Great Britain for the sup-

pression of the African slave trade.
Aug.

5 Approval of proceedings of Mr. Perry..
Aug. 25 Instructions to Mr. Koerner
Aug. 25 | The relations between the United States

and other maritime powers.

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