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CONTENTS OF VOLUME V.

Mr. Seward, Secretary of State Frederick W. Setard, Assistant William

Hunter, Second Assistant Officers, Clerks and Subordinates of the Department of

State – Minister and Consuls -- Despondency of Ministers and Friends Abroad

Mr. Seward Never Despairs – A Similar Freeling in 1776 — John Adams Treaties,

Large Number and Important - Naturalization Russia China Isthmus Canal

Rebel Emissaries - Memorandum- Fort Sumter A Cabinet Opinion – Napo-

leon Threatens to Interfere An Unofficial Mission to Europe Mr. Seward's Posi-

tion in the Cabinet and in Politics - W. W, Seaton's Interview -- Pro-Slavery 123-

fluences Eradicated — Emancipation in District of Columbia - The Trent Affair-

Dangers Averted - Mr. Seward's Wise Diplomacy - Treaty for Suppression of Slave

Trade Its Success New Orleans Under General Butler, a Provisional Court of

Justice Instituted - Emancipation Proclamation of September, 1862 — Amend.

ments Suggested by Mr. Seward Adopted in Calvinet - Proclamation of January 1,

1863 — Resiguation Offered Seuatorial Caucus ~ Presidential Election of 1864
Alabama Claims Instituted - Mediation Offered and Sought iu Rebel Interest - Ex-
tradition Slave Traders

Arguelles - The Assassination and Calamities of 1865
Tributes of the Nations Remarkablo Thanksgiving Proclamation Impeachment
- William M. Evarts Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments - Reconstruction

Alaska — Immigration - The Monroe Doctrine Mexico - France -- Presiden-

tial Election of 1868 - Speeches Voyage to West Indies Annexation of San

Domingo and Danish Islands Treaty with China - Private life - Visits Alaska,

Paciho Coast, and Mexico 1869 – Journey Round the World - 1870-1 Auto-

biography Book of Travels Interoceanic Canal Treaties - Nicaragna - Da-

rien Colombia - Intercontinental Telegraplı Russian Telegraph Atlantic Ca-

ble Mr. Seward's Death, October 10, 1872 – Funeral - Tomb — Inscription -

The Legislature of New York, Ceremonies, 1873 - Charles Francis Adams John

A. Dix - Eulogies — Statue in New York City -- Presentatiou Ceremonies, 1876

Conclusion.

land — Blockade Successful — Army Movements and Successes — Fremont, Banks,
McClellan and Sherman — Magnitude of Union Forces Corinth and Richmond
Capture of New Orleans- Effect on France and England — Chickahominy -- Farra-
gut, Halleck, Goldsborough — Seven Days' Battles General Butler in New Orleans
— Military Situation – Large Preparations — Threatening Action of Great Britain

· Antietam -- Foreign Ivtervention Rejected — War on the Ocean Contemplated —
Recognition Threatened Alabama Claims Mooted, Nov., 1862 — Armies Advan-
cing, Slavery Retreating — Grant, Rosecrans, Curtis. Garibaldi -- Proclamation of
Freedom — 1863 — Policy Unchangeable — Burnside and Hooker's Repulses — Sher-
mau at Vicksburg — Congress Diligent Confidence Reviving — European Credul-
ity — Neutrality Laws Persistently Violated by Great Britain Gettysburg -
Vicksburg

Charleston - General Meade Draft Riots -- The Situation Re-
sumé— Negro Soldiers — Efforts to Induce British Government to Prevent Sailing
of “Iron Rams ” Our Prospects, Contrasted with those of Europe — Will soon be
no Slavery to Contend with - Absurdity of Building a State on Human Bondage
Mediation of England — Value of Slaves — A New Campaign — Navy Increasing
Farragut — Recognition - Emigration from the South to the Territories - Public
Impatience — Amendment of Constitution General Grant in Command — General
Banks on the Mississippi — Mexico — The Wilderness - Chancellorsville General
Butler — Eighth Day of very heavy Fighting - General Sherman in Georgia —
General Sheridan - General Averill — Red River — Army of the Potomac - Severe
Conflicts - General Sigel – General Hunter — General Canby — Assaults on Peters-
burg Congress — Destruction of the Alabama by the Kearsarge - Comments
Invasion of Maryland General Wadsworth The Capital Threatened — 6th and
19th Corps — Siege of Petersburg and Richmond Rebel Emissaries on the Canada
border Election of 1864 Atlanta General Logan Mr. Seward Visits Gen-
eral Grant – Malvern Hill -- General Hancock - Mobile Admiral Farragut
Captain Winslow Rumors Cabinet — Armistices Enlistments Numerous
Shenandoah Valley - Public Creilit Good – Loans Freely Taken — The Atlantic
Cable Completed — Brighter Prospects The Rebel Steamer Georgia Captured –
Winchester — General Sheridan — Gold Falls 30 per cent. Staunton — Jefferson

Davis - General Meade Elections — Steamers Chesapeake, Philo Parsons, and
✓ Ísland Queen – St. Albans Raid - Canadian Conduct — Notice to Great Britain

Sheridan's Ride - Cedar Creek General Rosecrans Rebel Government Consid-
ering emancipation and Arming of Negroes - General Thomas — The Rebel Florida
Sunk Union policy as to Slavery – Counter Revolution Considered — Rebel In-
trigues — Army Successes — Downfall of Slavery Manifest — Savannah Admiral
Porter - Fort Fisher — Henry S. Foote Francis P. Blair, Senior, Visits Rich-
monil, Results - Interviews, Conferences — Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, Rebel
Commissioners - Amendment of the Constitution General Terry – Admiral Dahl-
gren – General Schofiell — Army of the Potomac Rebel Debt Delusion - Mili-
tary Convention, Grant and Lee Overtures General Stoneman Richmond
Falls - General Weitzel — Flight — Surrender - Collapse — Assassination of Pres-
ident Lincoln Attempt on Secretary Seward - Mr. Frederick W. Seward
Wounded — Mr. Hunter – Mr. Adams — Passports for Rebels - Pardons.

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SELECTIONS FRON DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE :

Secretary Black's View of the Late Election – Mr. Seward's Instructions to Bu-
chanan's Ministers -- The Paris Declaration - Privateering - Maritime War — In-
structions to Mr. Judd - Nature of the Union – Mr. Sanford — Counteracting the

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Efforts of Rebel Agents in Europe. Mr. Sanford's Selection as Minister to Brus-
sels - Free Trade - The New Tariff Rebel Arguments in Europe — Mr. Adams
- Exhaustive View of the Situation - The late Election - Buchanan's Adminis-
tration – Union and Disunion Contrasted — A Physical Impossibility — The Presi-
dent's View and Duty – Loyalty and Diligence of Mr. Adams — His Grandfather,
John Adams - Recognition - Intervention War Position of Great Britain
Civilization. Mr. Burlingame -- Austria — Vienna --- The Union - Reply to Rebel
Arguments — Lincoln's Administration - Forbearance and Conciliation Mr. Day-

- France - Misunderstanding by the Imperial Government ---The Agents of
the Confederacy in Paris – An Elaborate Statement of the Case Unanswerable
Arguments - The Crisis - Fort Sumter Attacked — Surrender Slavery Consid-
ered A Revolution - Eoreign Interference. Extent, Progress, and Termination
of the War -- Mr. King -- Rome - Sedition and Aliens -- Mr. Wood — Denmark -
The Cabinet a Unit — Mr. Dayton - France Our Policy - Mr. Adams Great
Britain A Permanent Policy Developed – Mr. Clay — Russia — Slavery the Cause
of the War – Mr. Marsh — Italy - The Union a Necessity - Mr. Fogy - Switzer-
land — Recognition to be Prevented Mi, Dayton - France -- Mr. Pike - Nether-
lands - Mr. Adams Great Britain Mediation-Inadmissible - Mr. Dickinson
Nicaragua — Foreign Intervention Mr. Adams The Queen's Proclamation
Mr. Dayton - France — Mediation Declined - The United States Sovereign – Mr.
Adams British Views Inadmissible — Foreign War — The Blockade Mr Adams
- Lord John Russell — Reservation - Congress of Paris — The Trent Affair -- Inter-
national Law Lord Lyons — Captain Wilkes -- Mr. Mercier - Mr. Thouvenel
Mr. Hulseman — Mr. Motley - Austria -- An Emancipating Crusade — Mr. Wood
- Despondency -- Faith – Mr. Sanford — Belgium - Slavery and Cotton - Re-
view of the Situation — Foreign InterventionMr. Dayton - Erench Scepticism -
Intervention, - Slavery and Colonization Mr. Adams - Slavery Discussed - In-
tervention Considered Mr. Cameron -- Foreign and Domestic Affairs - Procla-
mation of September, 1862 – Emancipation — Immigration – Limit to Civil War
– Volunteers in Excess -- Mr. Dayton - Details of a Conspiracy — The Situation
Reviewed — Emancipation Policy Mr. Pike The Higher Law

The Slawry
Question the experimentum crucis of Politics. Proclamation of January 1, 1863
France and the Union Mediation — Sympathy of British Artizans Russia
Mr. Dayton – Our Policy of Non-Intervention - The British Courts – The Alex-
andra — British Aggressions - Indemnities - Review -- Mr. Marsh — Italy -- Mr.
Adams — A Crisis – War with Great Britain - Alliance of France and England –
Consequences Serious Topics Discussed - Mr. Daytoj – France and Mexica
The Emperer - The “Moniteur." Mr. Adams -- Rebel Cruisers — Earl Russell

Our Navy The Alabama, 1863 Claims Presented Maximilian - Mr.
Pike -- Negro Emigration The Conduct of tlie War, 1864

The War our own
Affair — England and the Irish - Religion -- Mr. Bigelow — Erance and Mexico
Mr. Adams – Death of the President Tributes - Montholon - Intervention
French Views... Monarchy in Mexico Maximilian - Our Views – Mr. Dronyn
de l’Huys -- Mr. Kilpatrick, Chili — Mr. Wright, Prussia — Naturalization - Mr.
Adams — Alabama Claims — Reply to Lord Stanley - The Rebel Cruisers — Inter-
national Law. The Relations of the United States and Great Britain Reviewed at
Length — Mr. Adams The Alabama Claims - Lord Stanley – A Joint Commis-
sion

A Mixed Commission - Two Commissions -- Mexico - France - Mr. Camp-
bell – Maximilian --Juarez General Sherman

- Mr. King Surratt - Diplo-
matic Duties - Alabama Claims, delay – The Irish People.- Maximilian's Capture

Juarez Mr. Campbell — Intercession for Maximilian - Mr. Johnson, Minister
to England - Instructions - Unsettled Questions Considered Naturalization
Serious Complaiuts — The Irish The Alabama Claims — A Joint Commission.

Occasional Speeches - The Fall of Vicksburg, July 7, 1863 — The Progress of the

War The Cemetery at Gettysburg, November 18, 1863 — The Fall of Atlanta,

September 3, 1864 The Allies of Treason Politics Perseverance in the

War – Election Auburn, November 7, 1864 Chicago, London, and Richmond

Niagara – St. Albans The Assurance of Victory — Reëlection of President

Lincoln Assassination, 1865 – President Johnson and his Cabinet Subjuga-
tion Restoration of Union - The President's Message The Nervous Man
Joint Committees — Joint Resolutions - The Freedmen's Bureau – The Situation
and the Duty, 1868 Mexico Reconstruction Reconciliation - The Thir-
teenth Amendment - A Hopeful View -- Alaska Speech at Sitka August 12,
1869 — The North Pacific Coast - British Columbia - Our North Pacific States-
Speeches in Mexico – Reception of the Chinese Embassy – Mr. Burlingame — The
Darien Canal A Corporation - Peter Cooper - A Visit from Syracuse Friends,
April, 1870 — The Destiny of America.

MEMOIR.

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