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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.

..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.

203

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....

220 ..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.

222

Sept. 24/ The South American republics

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223

Mr. Seward to Mr. Sept. 24 Approval of proceedings of Mr. Dayton...

Dayton.

224 ...do..

Sept. 24 The same

225

...do.... Sept. 24 Immigration from Europe to the United

States.

179 Mr. Dayton to Mr. Aug. 4 The Isthmus of Panama....

Seward.

182

Aug. 8 Mexican affairs

183 -do....

Aug. 28

Acknowledgment of despatches.

189 ..do.... Sept. 3 Probabilities of intervention

190 ...do...

Sept. 3 | Opinions of Americans abroad.

191 ...do.... Sept. Immigration to the United States

192 ....do.

Sept. 10

Relations with South American republics

193 ......do.

Sept. 12

The treaty negotiations between Mexico

and the United States.

195

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Sept. 13

Rumors of negotiations for recognition of

the insurgents.

197

do..

Sept. 17 Misrepresentations of events in America by

the telegraph and press,

199 .do.

Sept. 18 Pamphlets on the American question.....

200

.do.

Sept. 23

International postal arrangements.

Let-

ter from the American copsul at Vienna

to Garibaldi.

230 Mr. Seward to Mr. Oct. 3 Acknowledgment of pamphlets on the

Dayton.

American question.

206

Mr. Dayton to Mr. Oct. 6 Case of Mr. Moquardt at Vera Cruz

Seward.

234

Mr. Seward to Mr. Oct. 8 No mediation or compromise admissible.

Dayton.

Exhaustion of the energies of the insur-

rection.

236 -do...... Oct. 10 Recail of the American consul at Vienna

208 Mr. Dayton to Mr. Oct. 14 The President's proclamation of warning

Seward.

to the insurgent States.

211
....do..

Oct. 14 Retirement of Mr. Thouvenel and appoint-

ment of Mr. Drouyn de l'Huys.

237 Mr. Seward to Mr. Oct. 20 The project of recognition of the insurgents.

Dayton.

Condition and prospects of the govern-

ment contrasted with those of the insur-

gents. No peace admissible at the cost

of a single acre of the Union.

213 Mr. Dayton to Mr. Oct. 21 | The change in the French ministry...

Seward.

214

...do..

Oct. 23 Mexican affairs...

240 Mr. Seward to Mr. Oct. 27 Military events

Dayton.

229 ..do..

Oct.

3 Approval of Mr. Dayton's proceedings.

Satisfaction with Mr. Thouvenel's ex-

planations.

247 .do..... Nov. 4 | The change in the French ministry for

foreign affairs.

246 do...

Nov. 4 The proclamation of warning, and European

opinions in reference to it.

245 .do.... Nov, 4 The position of military affairs -

248 ...do...-- Nov. 10 The change in the French ministry.

249 ..do.

Nov. 10 The war in Mexico

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NOTES

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.

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

Mercier.
Mr. Thouvenel 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 harb of Charlestop
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......
Mr Mercier to Mr. May 16 The 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. Cbase 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.
Thouvegel.

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 (hase to Mr. June 6

The same subject. Circular to collectors .
Seward.

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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.
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.
5 Mr. Seward to Mr. July 23 Acknowledgment of the preceding de-
Cameron.

spatch.
4 Ur. 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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450 RUSSIA-Continued.

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 interCameron

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 insurgents 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 Pacitic. 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 | Acknowledgınent 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 Forcign intervention
April 22

Approval of Mr. Perry's proceedings. Re

lations with Spiin. 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.

5 Approval of proceedings of Mr. Perry.. Aug. 25 Instructions to Mr. Koerner

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