The Alabama arbitration

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byThomas Willing Balch

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I. OON after the outbreak of hostilities in 1861 in the United States between the Northern and the Southern States over the Slavery question, the Confederate States, in order to injure the power of the Union States by striking and destroying the mercantile marine of the latter, sought with great energy, tenacity and skill to create a navy sufficiently strong to force the Union maritime commerce to seek the shelter of a neutral flag. And in this course their hasty recognition as belligerents by England helped them very much.1 Fort Sumter fell April 13th, 1861; President Lincoln issued his proclamation declaring a lThe National and Private "Alabama Claims" and their "final and amicable settlement," by Charles C. Beaman, Jr. Printed by W. H. Moore, Washington, D. C, 1871, pages, 7-48. Correspondence concerning Claims Against Great Britain. Volume VI. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1871, page 4 et seq. Letter of "C." on The American Blockade and Belligerent Rights in the London Daily News, Thursday, October 19th, 1865: reprinted in Correspondence concerning Claims Against Great Britain. Volume IV. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1869, page 257. Charles Francis Adams, by his son, Charles Francis Adams. Boston and New York, 1900, pages 168-172. blockade of the Southern ports on April 19th; and in spite of Earl Russell's promise to Mr. Dallas, the American Minister, to wait to hear Charles Francis Adams, the newly chosen representative to England of the new Administration, the British Government published, on May 13th, the very day of Mr. Adams's arrival in London, the Queen's neutrality proclamation recognizing the Confederates as belligerents. That act was the first step that made it possible for the latter to carry on from the shores of Engl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I. OON after the outbreak of hostilities in 1861 in the United States between the Northern and the Southern States over the S...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217063233

ISBN - 13:9780217063234

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