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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...are treating us properly in
this matter. They are not dealing with us as one friendly nation
ought to deal with another. Vhen I, as the agent of my Government,
tell them, from evidence submitted to me, that I have no doubt
about her character, they ought to accept this until the parties
who are building her, and who have it in their power to show if her
destination and purpose It is a very easy matter for the Messrs.
Laird & Co. to show for whom they are building her, and to give
such information as to her purpose as to be satisfactory to all
parties. The burden of proof ought not to be thrown upon us. In a
hos tile community like this it is very difiicult to get
information at any time upon these matters, and if names are to be
given it would render it almost impossible. The government ought to
investigate it, and not call on us for proof. I understand if she
is not arrested she will endeavor to capture some of the California
steamers with specie for New York. The Rosalind, referred to in
previous dispatches, sailed on Saturday last. She has on her nine
cannon, rifled, which I think are intended for this gun-boat. They
are 32-pounders. I am, 850., (Signed) THOMAS H. DUDLEY. Mr. Dudley
to Mr. Seward. Extract No. 89. UNITED STATES CONSULATE, Liverpool,
July 11, 1862. SIR: Iuclosed, marked Nos. 1, 2, and 3, find a copy
of the communication by me addressed to the collector of customs at
this port, relative to the gun-boat now being built by_the Messrs.
La-irds for the rebel government, a copy of the most extraordinary
answer of the collector, and a copy of a note sent to Minister
Adams upon the receipt of this answer inclosing him a copy thereof.
These papers explain themselves and do not require further remark
by me. Richard Brougan, a...
|Country of origin:
United States Dept of Veterans
• Great Britain
||246 x 189 x 30mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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