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PAPERS

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N o. whom Date. Subject. Page. ‘ 1866. \

1275 Mr. Adams to Mr. Nov. 23 Return of Mr. Adams to London. Conver- 25

Seward. sation with Lord Stanley as to plan of settling Alabama claims. 1277 .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. Nov. 24 DiflerenceofopinionbetweenConsulsI)ndley 27 r and Morse as to withdrawal of suits against Fraser, Trenholm & Co.

Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 29 Action of Consul Morse disavowed and Mr. 33 Adams. ‘ Morse ordered home.

Tel. Mr. Adams to Mr. Dec. 1 Has disavowed the Morse contract . . . . . . . . .. 33 Seward.

1-282 .... _.do _ _ . . . . . . . ., Dec. 1 Continuance of suits against Fraser, Tren- 33 holm & C0.

1284 .... . . do . . . . . . _ _ . . Dec. 6 The great reform demonstration in London . . 34

1286 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 7 Reception of copies of despatches which were 35 addressed by Lord Stanley to Sir F. Bruce, reopening negotiation concerning the Alabama claims. Reply to Mr. Se\vard’s despatch No. 1835.

1287 . . . . ..do . . . . . . . . .. Dec. 7 Alarm in Ireland on account of the Fenian 35 demonstrations in America and the departure of Stephens. _

1288 . . . . . . do . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 8 Lord Stanley’s statement in regard to demand 36 for copies of the record of the trial of Lynch

' and McMahon. 1885 Mr. Seward to Mr. Dec. 10 Our claims on the ground of violations of 1 36 Adams. neutrality.

1886 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 10 Case of John Willis Menard, arrested at 37 Jamaica for alleged complicity in insurrec- ‘ tion.

1889 .... ..d0 . . . . . . . . .. Dec. 14 Suit against Fraser, Trenholm & Co . . . . . . .. 37

1894 .... .. do ........ .. Dec. 24 Ground assumed by the United States when 38 asking for the record of the trial of Lynch and McMahon.

1895 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 24 Appointment of Isaac F. Redfield as counsel 38

' for the government in the matter of the ' recovery of rebel property. 1293 Mr. Adams to Mr.‘ Dec. 28 Advising settlement of suit against Fraser, ' Seward. Trenholm & Co. 1867.

1297 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 2 Mr. Morse’s statement in answer to deposition 39 of Mr. Hull.

1903 Mr. Seward to Mr. Jan. 4 As to the revocation of the powers conferred 40

Adams. by the Treasury upon Mr. Morse in the case of Fraser, Trenholm & Co. 1299 Mr. Adams to Mr. Jan. 5 Transmitting London Times containing arti- 41 Seward. cle on the disputed questions between the two countries. 1301 .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. Jan. 9 Transmitting London Times’ comments on 43

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No. From vélifogsnd to Date. Subject. Page. 1867. 1905 Mr. Seward to Mr. Jan. 11 Enclosing communication from Kathleen M. 44 Adams. Meany in behalf of her father. ' 1906 . . . . ..do . . . . . . . . .. Jan. 12 Reply to Lord Stanley’s review of Mr. Sew- 45

ard’s despatch, No. 1835, concerning the § so-called Alabama claims.

1907 .... .. do . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 12 Appreciative of Mr. Adams’s suggestion as to 55 settling the litigation in the matter of Fra

1910 .... ..do ........ .. Jan. 15 Case of Captain C. U. O’Connell, arrested 55 = on charge of complicity with the Fenians. 1921 ‘ . . . . ..do ........ .. Jan. 24 Application of certain ship-owners of New 57

York to the British government to have i ‘ light-houses erected in the Caribbean sea. 1306 Mr. Adams to Mr. ‘ Jan. 25 Publication of volume containing Alabama 57

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Seward. correspondence. 1307 .... ..do ........ .. J an. 25 Nomination of Mr. Dudley to take charge of 58 business relating to the Fraser, Trenholm & Co. affair. 1308 .... .. do . . . . . . . . . . J an. 25 Surrender of the steamer Beatrice alias Rap- 58 pahannock. 1309 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . I Jan. 25 Arrest of Meany on the ground of complicity 60 with the designs of Stephens against Ireland. 1315 ---- .- do . . . . . . . . . .. Feb. 6 Receipt of watch for Captain Furney, and 60 i transmitting Queen’s speech on the opening of Parliament. 1316 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 6 Case of Charles U. O’Connell ............ .. 62 1321 .... .. do ........ . . Feb. 13 A procession of the working classes in Lon- 63 don and intended compliment to the American minister. 1033 Mr. Seward to Mr. Feb. 15 Instructions have been sent to Mr. Dudley to 64 Adams. supersede Mr. Morse in the case of Fraser, Trenholm & Co. 13-23 Mr. Adams to Mr. Feb. 19 Case of Captain O’Connell .... .. . ........ .. 64 Seward. 1328 .... ..do . . . . . . . . _ . Feb. 27 Reform question in parliamentary representa- 64 tion. 1330 .... ..do . . . . . - . . . . Mar. 2 Opinion of Sir R. P. Collier, late solicitor 65 , general, on the confederate cotton loan. 1332 .... . . do . . _ . . . . . . . Mar. 6 Division in the cabinet on the reform bill, and 66 resignation of several members thereof. 1333 .... ..do . . . . . . . . . . Mar. 8 Establishment by the British government of 66 light-houses at the entrance of the Caribbean sea. I334 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Mar. 8 ‘ Another attempt at insurrection in Ireland . . . 67 .134] .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. Mar. 20 Presentation of the bill for the extension of 67 the franchise. 1946 Mr. Seward to Mr. Mar. 21 Respecting the pursuit of hostile Indians in 68 ' Adams. portions of British America in order to pro- tect the emigrant road from Minnesota to Montana. Tel, .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. Mar. 25 Instructed to appeal from Wood’s judgment 70 in “Wagner case. 1951 .... . .do . . . . . . . . . . Mar. 25 Case of John H. Rogers, imprisoned in '70 Mountjoy prison at or near Dublin. 1343 Mr. Adams to Mr. Mar. 27 Bill for the extension of the franchise - - . - - --| 74 Seward. 1952 Mr. Seward to Mr. Mar. 28 Condition of atiairs between this government 75 Adams. and that of Great Britain. N aturalized citizens and so-called Alabama claims. 1954 .... . .do . . . . . . . . . _ Mar. 29 Instruction addressed to Mr. Burlingame, 77 ' United States minister in China, relative to French regulations at Shanghai.

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GREAT BRITAIN—Continned. No. F1-0m¥,ll;g$‘a'ndt° Date. Subject. l Page. 1867. .............. -.. Mar. 29 Circular relative to diplomatic uniform ... ... 77 1348 Mr. Adams to Mr. April 10 Value of United States securities afi'ected by 78 Seward. thethreatening state of the relations between France and Prussia relative to the Luxembourg question. 1350 .... ..do ........ .. April 13 Case of John H. Rogers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 78 1351 .... ..do . . . . . . . . . . April 13 The enfranchising measure of the govern- 79 ment carried. 1354 . . . . ..do . . . . . . . . .. April 15 Interview with Lord Stanley relative to the 79 proposal about protecting the emigrant road from Minnesota to Montana. 1355 .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. April 15 Interview with Lord Stanley with a. view to 80 come to an understanding as to the difliculties in the way of a speedy arrangement of the questions between the two countries. 1965 Mr. Seward to Mr. April 16 Declines the proposition of Great Britain to 81 Adams. refer the Alabama claims to arbitration. 1357 Mr. Adams to Mr. April 23 Domestic affairs of Great Britain and with- 81 Seward. ' drawal of Mr. Gladstone from the lead of the opposition. 1361 . . . . . . do . . . . . . . . .. May 2 Conference with Lord Stanley on the arbitra- 82 ‘ tion of the Alabama claims. 1971 Mr. Seward to Mr. May 2 No present prospect of an agreement upon the 83 Adams. said claims, and the controversy thus to remain open indefinitely. 1362 Mr. Adams to Mr. May 3 Notifying recei tof balance due on the first 84 Seward. instalment 0 Japanese indemnity. 1364 . . . . ..do . . . . . . . . .. May 7 Action of the ministry on the measure for 85 extending the franchise. Right of the people to assemble in Hyde Park. 1975 Mr. Seward to Mr. May 8 Uncertainty as to the continuance of peace 86 Adams. in Europe. 1366 Mr. Adams to Mr. May 11 Result of the conference of the great powers 87 Seward. upon the case of the Duchy of Luxembourg. 1981 Mr. Seward to Mr. May 15 Instruction in the cases of United States citi- 87 Adams. zens tried for treason in Ireland. -1984 .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. May 17 Transmitting depositions in case of \Villiam 88 J ac-kson,under sentence of death for treason in Ireland. 1369 Mr. Adams to Mr. May 18 Cases of United States citizens under trial for 90 Seward. offences committed in Ireland. 1986 Mr. Seward to Mr. May 20 The limitation upon the arbitration of the 92 Adams. Alabama claims, proposed by Lord Stanley, not to be acceded to. 1370 Mr. Adams to Mr. May 21 Application of W. W. Holmes on behalf of 93 Seward. English bondholders’ claims upon Mexico. 1990 Mr. Seward to Mr. May 27 Case of William Jackson, alias John McCaf- 94 Adams. ferty, under sentence of death, in Ireland, charged with treason. 137 4 Mr. Adams to Mr. May 28 Relative to Mr.Rangabe,minister from Greece 95 Seward. to the United States. . 1375 . . . . ..do . . . . . . . . .. May 28 Application for writ of error in case of John 95 McCafl'erty. Cases of Burke and McClure. .1379 . . . . . . do . . . . . . . . . . June 4 Has declined to incur further responsibility for 93 the costs in the case of McCafl‘erty. 1996 Mr. F. VV. Seward June 4 Enclosing letter from James A. Hamilton in 99 to Mr. Adams. behalfofJohn McClure, arrested in Ireland. J998 Mr. Seward to Mr. June 10 Instruction to remonstrate against the export 99 Adams. duty of 20 per cent. levied in New Bruns

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GREAT BRITAIN—C-ontinued.
No. From 323$ and to Date. Subject. Page.
1867. _

1999 Mr. Seward to Mr. June 12 Mexican bondholders _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Adams.

2001 .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. June 12 As to Mr. Rangabe, minister from Greece . .. 101

1383 Mr. Adams to Mr. June 12 Adjournment of Parliament. Attempted 101

Seward. assassination of the Emperor of Russia.

- Position taken by the Queen.

1386 .... ..do . . . . . . . . .. June 14 Speech of the Chancellor of the Exchequer 103

on the reform question.

2005 Mr. Seward to Mr. June 20 Appeal from the decision of the court in the 106

Adams. case of John McCafi'erty.

1392 Mr. Adams to Mr. June 22 John McClure, commutation of capital scn- 106

Seward. tence to imprisonment for life.

1393 .... ..do..-._ . . . . .. June 22 Gold medal awarded to Dr. Isaac I. Hayes, 107

by the Royal Geographical Society.

1399 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . July 3 Interview with Lord Stanley with reference 107

to export duty of 20 per cent. levied in New

Brunswick upon lumber, the product of the

State of Maine.

1401 .... . . do . . . . . . . . .. July 5 ‘ Refusal of writ of error in case of John 108

McCafl’erty.

2016 Mr, Seward to Mr. July 9 Case of William J. Nagle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 112

Adams.

1402 Mr. Adams to Mr. July 6 Efi'ect in Europe of the death of Maxmilian .. 113

Seward.

1404 - .... ..do . . . . . . . . . . July 9 In regard to the banishment of John Willis I14
Menard from Jamaica.

2017 Mr. Seward to Mr. July 13 Case of Patrick Kane. arrested in Ireland . .. 115

- A ams.

1405 Mr. Adams to Mr. July 13 Death of Maximilian. Effect in England. 115

Seward. Desire for the intervention of the United

States.

1407 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . July 16 Interview with Blaque Bey, Turkish minister 116

to the United States. Visit of the Sultan

to England.

2021 M2 Seward to Mr. July 18 Death of Maxmilian and Mexican affairs. . . . . 116

dams.

1409 Mr. Adams to Mr. July 22 Relative to diplomatic uniforms . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

- Seward.

2031 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 6 Case of -Owen Dwyer .................... .. 117

Adams. '

2032 . . . . ..do . . . . . . . . .. Aug. 7 Cases of Nagle and Warren .............. .. 120

2033 . . . . -.do . . . . . . . . .. Allg. 7 Case ofStephenJ.Meany................. 121

1421 Mr. Adams to Mr. Aug. 9 Extension of the suffrage in England . . . . . . . . 122

Seward.

2037 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 12 Arbitration of the Alabama claims. Lord 123

Adams. Stanley’s views. ‘

2038 .... . . do . . . . . . . . . .' Aug. 13 Instruction to Mr. Dickinson relative to a 124

question between Great Britain and Nica-

ragua.

2039 .... . . do ........ . . Aug. 13 Diplomatic uniforms .................... -. 124

2042 . . . . . . do ........ .. Aug. 16 Case of John McClure ................... . . 125

2043 .... .. do . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 20 Case of Augustine E. Costello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

1426 Mr. Adams to Mr. Aug. 21 Case of Owen Dwyer. Consul West’s pro- 126

Seward. ceedings towards his release.

1427 - . . . . .d0 . . . . . . . . .. Aug. 23 Transmitting copy of the Queen’s speech on 127

the prorogation of Parliament.

Tel. .... . . do . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 23 Cases of Warren and Nagle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

1428 . . . . . . do . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 23 Cases of Warren and Nngle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 128 _

1429 .... ..do ........ .. Aug. 23 Case of Stephen J. Meany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 129

2045 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 26 Extension of the suffrage in England . . . . . .. 130

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